CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of August 2, 2021, there have been 3,133,703 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 167,681 total cases and 2,949 deaths.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 85-year-old male from Fayette County, a 78-year-old male from Lewis County, and a 78-year-old female from Logan County.
“Every life lost to this deadly virus leaves a hole in a family, a community and our state,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “I offer my deepest sympathies to all who are mourning a loved one today and encourage all West Virginians to receive their COVID-19 vaccine.”
CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,544), Berkeley (13,123), Boone (2,213), Braxton (1,052), Brooke (2,278), Cabell (9,137), Calhoun (404), Clay (548), Doddridge (653), Fayette (3,688), Gilmer (900), Grant (1,325), Greenbrier (2,930), Hampshire (1,942), Hancock (2,881), Hardy (1,594), Harrison (6,374), Jackson (2,310), Jefferson (4,877), Kanawha (15,762), Lewis (1,376), Lincoln (1,623), Logan (3,347), Marion (4,784), Marshall (3,640), Mason (2,145), McDowell (1,672), Mercer (5,310), Mineral (3,016), Mingo (2,822), Monongalia (9,536), Monroe (1,245), Morgan (1,278), Nicholas (1,966), Ohio (4,403), Pendleton (726), Pleasants (967), Pocahontas (694), Preston (2,983), Putnam (5,486), Raleigh (7,225), Randolph (2,904), Ritchie (781), Roane (674), Summers (873), Taylor (1,328), Tucker (554), Tyler (768), Upshur (2,036), Wayne (3,262), Webster (615), Wetzel (1,434), Wirt (474), Wood (8,081), Wyoming (2,118).
Delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. As case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal that those tested in a certain county may not be a resident of that county, or even the state as an individual in question may have crossed the state border to be tested. Please visit www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.
West Virginians 12 years and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. To learn more about the vaccine, or to find a vaccine site near you, visit vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1-833-734-0965. West Virginians ages 12 and older who have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine can register for the Do it for Babydog: Save a life, Change your life vaccine sweepstakes by visiting doitforbabydog.wv.gov. Today is the last day to register for the sweepstakes.