CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources confirmed 665 new COVID-19 cases and three additional deaths in its report on Aug. 2.
The DHHR confirmed 268 new COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths in its report on Friday.
The DHHR reports there have been 3,133.703 (+13,554) total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 167,681 (+665) total cases and 2,949 (3) total deaths.
The 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.”
According to the DHHR dashboard, there are currently 2,480 active cases.
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 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. Such is the case in Clay County in this report.
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According to the dashboard, 1,064,697 first doses of the vaccine have been administered, and 881,345 people have been fully vaccinated.
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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.