Get West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) COVID-19 Weekly Update here The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of September 20, 2023, there have been 15 deaths reported since last week’s dashboard update, with a total of 8,203 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
DHHR COVID-19 Weekly Update
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 81-year old female from Wood County, an 88-year old female from Kanawha County, an 82-year old male from Mingo County, an 89-year old female from Jackson County, a 78-year old male from Brooke County, an 82-year old male from Lewis County, a 69-year old female from Raleigh County, a 77-year old male from McDowell County, a 52-year old male from Wood County, a 70-year old female from Wood County, a 90-year old female from Wood County, an 81-year old male from Taylor County, a 69-year old female from Kanawha County, a 74-year old female from Upshur County, and an 81-year old female from Kanawha County.
West Virginians ages 6 months and older are recommended to stay up-to-date with updated 2023-2024 COVID-19 vaccination. At this time a 2023-2024 updated COVID-19 shot is recommended for most people ages 5 years and older. Those ages 6 months through 4 years of age have more specific recommendations. People who are moderately to severely immunocompromised may need additional shots for updated protection. COVID-19 vaccination is the best way to protect against severe disease, hospitalization, and death from COVID-19.
Visit the WV COVID-19 Vaccination Due Date Calculator, a free, online tool that helps individuals figure out when they may be due for a COVID-19 shot, making it easier to stay up-to-date on COVID-19 vaccination.