WV DHHR confirms 546 new COVID-19 cases, 2 additional deaths on Wednesday


CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources confirmed 546 new COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths in its report on Aug. 11.

The DHHR confirmed 457 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths in its report on Tuesday

The DHHR reports there have been 3,189,347 (+8,493) total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 171,202 (+546) total cases and 2,974 (+2) total deaths.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 91-year old male from Raleigh County and an 81-year old male from Cabell County.

“Though we may tire of the pandemic, we must never forget that measures for prevention mean lives saved,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We counter the devastation of COVID-19 by ensuring we are vaccinated as well as our family members.”

According to the DHHR dashboard, there are currently 4,625 active cases.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,587), Berkeley (13,394), Boone (2,250), Braxton (1,078), Brooke (2,299), Cabell (9,422), Calhoun (419), Clay (560), Doddridge (663), Fayette (3,766), Gilmer (929), Grant (1,340), Greenbrier (2,961), Hampshire (1,966), Hancock (2,912), Hardy (1,614), Harrison (6,486), Jackson (2,360), Jefferson (4,954), Kanawha (15,966), Lewis (1,447), Lincoln (1,641), Logan (3,433), Marion (4,866), Marshall (3,759), Mason (2,209), McDowell (1,720), Mercer (5,416), Mineral (3,032), Mingo (2,877), Monongalia (9,642), Monroe (1,269), Morgan (1,307), Nicholas (1,994), Ohio (4,487), Pendleton (728), Pleasants (983), Pocahontas (723), Preston (3,007), Putnam (5,609), Raleigh (7,403), Randolph (2,993), Ritchie (786), Roane (699), Summers (881), Taylor (1,374), Tucker (566), Tyler (790), Upshur (2,170), Wayne (3,397), Webster (630), Wetzel (1,507), Wirt (479), Wood (8,257), Wyoming (2,185)

Delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to the DHHR. As case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal that a person 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.

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According to the dashboard, 1,078,209 first doses of the vaccine have been administered, and 888,084 people have been fully vaccinated.

Free COVID-19 testing is available daily to all West Virginia residents. Click here to view the testing site map and location list.

West Virginians may now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination by clicking here.

Editor’s note: The numbers received from the West Virginia DHHR include cases that have already been resolved. Therefore, these counts need to be viewed as historical cases, rather than active cases.

Editor’s note 2: The total number of cases confirmed by the DHHR now includes probable cases, which are individuals that have symptoms and either serologic (antibody) or epidemiologic (e.g., a link to a confirmed case) evidence of disease, but no confirmatory test.

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