WV and National Disaster News - July 1, 2021


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WV Daily COVID Update & Stats for July 1, 2021 (WV DHHR)

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 52-year old female from Kanawha County, a 40-year old female from Mercer County, a 94-year old female from Mercer County, a 76-year old female from Mercer County, an 89-year old female from Taylor County, and a 104-year old female from Mercer County.


“We extend our sympathy to all of the loved ones impacted by these deaths,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “To West Virginians who are eligible, but not yet vaccinated, know that getting vaccinated is the key to stopping the spread of COVID-19.”


Gilmer, Wetzel residents among West Virginia COVID fatalities (The Perkersburg News & Sentinel)

Gov. Justice to hold COVID-19 news conference Thursday (WCHS)





Delta Covid variant cases now confirmed in all 50 states (Yahoo News)

The long goodbye to COVID-19 (The Economist)



FEMA requests increase to its budget for FY22 by $1.9B (One America News Network)

Readout of President Biden’s Wildfire Preparedness Meeting with Cabinet Officials, Governors and Private Sector Partners (The White House)

Region II Acting Administrator Focuses on Disaster Preparedness During Visit to U.S. Virgin Islands (Homeland Security Today)


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