HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports per. February 23, 2022, that there are currently 3,574 active COVID-19 cases across the country.
31 deaths have been reported since the last report, with a total of 6,250 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 90-year-old man from Boone County, a 66-year-old woman from Morgan County, a 67-year-old man from Logan County, a 23-year-old woman from Jackson County, an 81-year-old man from Wyoming County , a 56-year-old woman from Raleigh County, a 90-year-old man from Jackson County, an 86-year-old woman from Wyoming County, a 34-year-old man from Raleigh County, an 81-year-old woman from Kanawha County, a 79- a Cabell County man, a 70-year-old man from Wetzel County, a 94-year-old woman from Clay County, a 65-year-old man from Mercer County, a 90-year-old woman from Jefferson County, a 93-year-old woman from Wyoming County, an 81-year-old man from Harrison County, a 90-year-old man from Jackson County, a 77-year-old man from Berkeley County, a 59-year-old woman from Barbour County, a 92-year-old man from Kanawha County, an 86 -year-old woman from Greenbrier County, an 84-year-old woman from Raleigh County, an 89-year-old woman from Rome Mercer County, a 65-year-old woman from Tyler County, a 72-year-old woman from Logan County, an 81-year-old man from Randolph County, a 70-year-old man from Raleigh County, an 83-year-old woman from Ohio County, a 69-year-old man from Harrison County and an 84-year-old woman from Raleigh County.
Of West Virginia’s 55 counties, 27 are color-coded green on the state’s County Alert System map. There are currently 22 yellow counties, five gold counties and one orange county.
According to DHHR, there are 12,978 reported cases of the Delta COVID-19 variant and 1,888 reported cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant.
As of Wednesday, 645 covid-19-positive residents of West Virginia are in the hospital, 151 have been admitted to the intensive care unit and 84 are on a respirator.
Right now, 12 pediatric COVID-19 positive patients are in the state hospital. Four pediatric patients are in the intensive care unit and two are on a respirator.
476,382 residents of West Virginia have recovered from COVID-19 complications.
West Virginians 5 years of age and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Booster shots are also available for those 12 years and older. To learn more about the vaccine or to find a vaccine site near you, visit vaccinate.wv.gov or call 1-833-734-0965.
Of the eligible population, 65 percent have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 56 percent are fully vaccinated against the virus.
396,887 West Virginians have received a booster dose.
ACTIVE ACTIVE CASES PER. AMT: Barbour (68), Berkeley (123), Boone (40), Braxton (26), Brooke (25), Cabell (191), Calhoun (18), Clay (11), Doddridge (20), Fayette (128), Gilmer (11), Grant (33), Greenbrier (80), Hampshire (25), Hancock (23), Hardy (10), Harrison (220), Jackson (25), Jefferson (65), Kanawha (292), Lewis (36), Lincoln (69), Logan (70), Marion (111), Marshall (40), Mason (56), McDowell (78), Mercer (173), Mineral (34), Mingo (64), Monongalia (162), Monroe (44), Morgan (13), Nicholas (71), Ohio (54), Pendleton (12), Pleasants (9), Pocahontas (14), Preston (84), Putnam (109), Raleigh (178), Randolph (26), Ritchie (30), Roane (27), Summers (29), Taylor (87), Tucker (4), Tyler (18), Upshur (69), Wayne (80), Webster (32), Wetzel (29), Wirt (9), Wood (158), Wyoming (61). To find the cumulative cases per. county, please visit www.coronavirus.wv.gov and look at the Cumulative Summary tab, which can be sorted by county.
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