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WV Coronavirus Numbers Take A Positive Turn

March 6th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of March 4, 2022, there are currently 2,088 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 13 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,440 deaths attributed to COVID-19.


DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 67-year old male from Mercer County, a 66-year old male from Berkeley County, a 50-year old female from Fayette County, a 69-year old female from Marion County, a 79-year old female from Logan County, a 76-year old male from Cabell County, a 66-year old male from Upshur County, a 59-year old female from Preston County, a 71-year old female from Berkeley County, a 66-year old female from Upshur County, an 86-year old female from Marion County, an 89-year old female from Logan County, and a 64-year old male from Logan County.


“Each death reported is a solemn reminder of the seriousness of this disease,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Together, we can end transmission of this deadly virus by choosing to be vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19.”


CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (27), Berkeley (74), Boone (19), Braxton (23), Brooke (26), Cabell (90), Calhoun (14), Clay (12), Doddridge (8), Fayette (61), Gilmer (2), Grant (7), Greenbrier (46), Hampshire (26), Hancock (12), Hardy (13), Harrison (120), Jackson (25), Jefferson (37), Kanawha (160), Lewis (15), Lincoln (22), Logan (45), Marion (94), Marshall (28), Mason (42), McDowell (44), Mercer (98), Mineral (21), Mingo (48), Monongalia (107), Monroe (23), Morgan (4), Nicholas (73), Ohio (21), Pendleton (3), Pleasants (10), Pocahontas (13), Preston (58), Putnam (46), Raleigh (87), Randolph (23), Ritchie (14), Roane (12), Summers (12), Taylor (37), Tucker (15), Tyler (5), Upshur (56), Wayne (29), Webster (32), Wetzel (18), Wirt (6), Wood (83), Wyoming (42). To find the cumulative cases per county, please visit and look on the Cumulative Summary tab which is sortable by county.


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 for more detailed information.


West Virginians ages 5 years and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Booster shots are also available for those 12 and older. To learn more about the vaccine, or to find a vaccine site near you, visit or call 1-833-734-0965.