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WV DHHR Issues COVID-19 Update

March 9th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of March 9, 2022, there are currently 1,436 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 18 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,488 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 77-year old female from Marion County, a 63-year old female from Jefferson County, a 72-year old male from Marion County, a 74-year old female from Berkeley County, an 86-year old male from Wood County, a 63-year old female from Fayette County, a 74-year old female from Kanawha County, a 66-year old female from Preston County, a 58-year old female from Kanawha County, an 83-year old female from Taylor County, a 64-year old female from Kanawha County, a 63-year old female from Cabell County, a 51-year old female from Monroe County, a 56-year old male from Kanawha County, a 68-year old female from Lewis County, a 60-year old male from Lewis County, an 86-year old male from Greenbrier County, and a 90-year old male from Webster County.


As many West Virginians have grown tired of COVID-19, we must stay vigilant in our efforts to prevent further spread in our communities,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Our condolences are extended to these families during their time of grief.” 


CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (21), Berkeley (55), Boone (13), Braxton (15), Brooke (22), Cabell (70), Calhoun (10), Clay (16), Doddridge (1), Fayette (67), Gilmer (2), Grant (2), Greenbrier (43), Hampshire (6), Hancock (14), Hardy (8), Harrison (85), Jackson (12), Jefferson (22), Kanawha (101), Lewis (8), Lincoln (17), Logan (13), Marion (83), Marshall (59), Mason (18), McDowell (28), Mercer (64), Mineral (13), Mingo (19), Monongalia (69), Monroe (13), Morgan (5), Nicholas (36), Ohio (19), Pendleton (4), Pleasants (3), Pocahontas (7), Preston (42), Putnam (31), Raleigh (47), Randolph (13), Ritchie (7), Roane (5), Summers (12), Taylor (22), Tucker (5), Tyler (14), Upshur (29), Wayne (24), Webster (25), Wetzel (9), Wirt (6), Wood (44), Wyoming (38). 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. 

Free pop-up COVID-19 testing is available today in Barbour, Berkeley, Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Clay, Doddridge, Fayette, Gilmer, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Jefferson, Lewis, Lincoln, Marion, Mason, Mineral, Mingo, Monroe, Morgan, Nicholas, Ohio, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Ritchie, Taylor, Tyler/Wetzel, Upshur, Wayne, and Wood counties.