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UPDATE: W.Va. reports more than 2,000 active COVID-19 cases

Published: Aug. 12, 2020 at 10:37 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 31, 2020 at 12:40 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, W.Va (WTAP) - UPDATE: 8/31/20 12:40 P.M.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced one COVID-19 death and 140 new cases Monday morning as the number of active cases continued to increase.

The DHHR confirmed the death of a 58-year-old Raleigh County man in its daily virus update.

“We join with the family in grieving the passing of this gentleman,” DHHR Secretary Bill J. Crouch said.

Kanawha County has recorded 31 deaths, the most in West Virginia. Logan County is next with 27, followed by Mercer County with 23, Jackson County with 19, Berkeley County with 11 and Wayne County with 10, according to statistics on the DHHR’s COVID-19 website. The website showed four deaths in Raleigh County.

As of 10 a.m. Monday, the DHHR reported 435,863 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 10,250 cases and 214 deaths.

The DHHR’s website also showed 2,019 active cases on Friday, with the most being 375 in Kanawha County. Cabell County was next with 216, followed by Mercer County with 170, Logan County with 163, Fayette County with 122 and Monongalia County with 109.

In addition, the statewide cumulative percentage of positive tests was 2.35 percent, and the daily percentage was 2.80 percent.

In Wood County, the DHHR website showed 308 cases – 49 active, five deaths.

Following are DHHR statistics for four other Mid-Ohio Valley counties.

- Jackson - 202 cases - 24 active, 19 deaths

- Pleasants - 15 cases – three active, three deaths

- Ritchie - five cases - two active

- Wirt - nine cases - one active

The Department of Health and Human Resources provided this breakdown of cases, showing case confirmed by lab test over probable case:

Barbour (33), Berkeley (801), Boone (139), Braxton (9), Brooke (88), Cabell (541), Calhoun (10), Clay (27), Doddridge (6), Fayette (292), Gilmer (18), Grant (141), Greenbrier (105), Hampshire (92), Hancock (122), Hardy (73), Harrison (265), Jackson (202), Jefferson (356), Kanawha (1,417), Lewis (32), Lincoln (115), Logan (484), Marion (220), Marshall (133), Mason (104), McDowell (70), Mercer (310), Mineral (145), Mingo (243), Monongalia (1,126), Monroe (123), Morgan (38), Nicholas (52), Ohio (293), Pendleton (44), Pleasants (15), Pocahontas (42), Preston (140), Putnam (283), Raleigh (363), Randolph (224), Ritchie (5), Roane (31), Summers (19), Taylor (105), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (43), Wayne (248), Webster (7), Wetzel (46), Wirt (9), Wood (308), Wyoming (67).

UPDATE: 8/28/20 4:40 P.M.

More than 200 deaths in West Virginia have been linked to COVID-19. after state health officials confirmed the deaths of three elderly residents on Friday.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources identified the latest victims as a 93-year-old Logan County woman, an 82-year-old Logan County woman and a 77-year old Cabell County man.

“We mourn with all families suffering the loss of loved ones during this horrible pandemic,” DHHR Secretary Bill J. Crouch said.

Kanawha County has recorded 28 deaths, the most in West Virginia. Logan County is next with 25, followed by Mercer County with 22, Jackson County with 19 and Berkeley County with 11 and Fayette County with 10, according to statistics on the DHHR’s COVID-19 website.

As of 10 a.m. Friday, the DHHR reported 419,401 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 9,824 cases and 202 deaths.

The DHHR’s website also showed 1,763 active cases on Friday. Kanawha County topped the list with 324, followed by Cabell County with 192, Logan County with 158, Mercer County with 152 and Berkeley County with 93.

In addition, the statewide cumulative percentage of positive tests was 2.33 percent, and the daily percentage was 2.75 percent.

In Wood County, the DHHR website showed 305 cases – 50 active, five deaths.

Following are DHHR statistics for four other Mid-Ohio Valley counties.

- Jackson - 200 cases - 30 active, 19 deaths

- Pleasants - 14 cases – two active, three deaths

- Ritchie - five cases - two active

- Wirt - seven cases - none active

The Department of Health and Human Resources provided this breakdown of cases, showing case confirmed by lab test over probable case:

Barbour (33), Berkeley (788), Boone (134), Braxton (9), Brooke (86), Cabell (509), Calhoun (9), Clay (20), Doddridge (6), Fayette (235), Gilmer (18), Grant (140), Greenbrier (103), Hampshire (91), Hancock (118), Hardy (71), Harrison (262), Jackson (200), Jefferson (347), Kanawha (1,338), Lewis (32), Lincoln (112), Logan (471), Marion (215), Marshall (133), Mason (102), McDowell (71), Mercer (290), Mineral (144), Mingo (229), Monongalia (1,083), Monroe (95), Morgan (37), Nicholas (47), Ohio (289), Pendleton (44), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston (138), Putnam (265), Raleigh (340), Randolph (221), Ritchie (5), Roane (26), Summers (19), Taylor (104), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (43), Wayne (242), Webster (7), Wetzel (45), Wirt (7), Wood (305), Wyoming (64).

8/27/20 10:30 A.M.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported nine COVID-19 deaths and 93 new cases Thursday morning, leaving the state with 199 deaths and more than 9,600 cases.

The DHHR confirmed the deaths of three Logan County residents, a 67-year-old woman, an 81-year-old woman and a 93-year-old man; two Monroe County residents, an 89-year-old man and a 90-year old man; a 72-year-old Kanawha County woman; an 81-year-old Clay County man; a 90-year-old Mercer County woman; and a 93-year-old Fayette County man,

“The passing of these West Virginians is reported with a heavy heart and we extend our deepest sympathies to their loved ones,” DHHR Secretary Bill J. Crouch said.

Kanawha County has recorded 27 deaths, the most in West Virginia. Logan County is next with 26, followed by Mercer County with 22, Jackson County with 19 and Berkeley County with 11 and Fayette County with 10.

As of 10 a.m. Thursday, the DHHR reported 413,634 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 9,633 cases.

The DHHR’s website also showed 1,661 active cases on Thursday. Kanawha County topped the list with 292, followed by Cabell County with 201, Mercer County with 149, Logan County with 148 and Berkeley County with 87.

In addition, the statewide cumulative percentage of positive tests was 2.33 percent, and the daily percentage was 2.75 percent.

In Wood County, the DHHR website showed 298 cases – 43 active, five deaths.

Following are DHHR statistics for four other Mid-Ohio Valley counties.

- Jackson - 198 cases - 27 active, 19 deaths

- Pleasants - 14 cases – two active, three deaths

- Ritchie - three cases - none active

- Wirt - nine cases - two active

The Department of Health and Human Resources provided this breakdown of cases, showing case confirmed by lab test over probable case:

Barbour (33), Berkeley (780), Boone (132), Braxton (9), Brooke (85), Cabell (502), Calhoun (8), Clay (19), Doddridge (6), Fayette (215), Gilmer (18), Grant (139), Greenbrier (99), Hampshire (91), Hancock (118), Hardy (70), Harrison (260), Jackson (198), Jefferson (336), Kanawha (1,294), Lewis (32), Lincoln (111), Logan (454), Marion (212), Marshall (133), Mason (94), McDowell (71), Mercer (287), Mineral (140), Mingo (224), Monongalia (1,075), Monroe (95), Morgan (37), Nicholas (47), Ohio (288), Pendleton (44), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston (136), Putnam (257), Raleigh (332), Randolph (221), Ritchie (3), Roane (24), Summers (18), Taylor (103), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (43), Wayne (238), Webster (7), Wetzel (45), Wirt (9), Wood (298), Wyoming (61).

8/26/20 10:20 A.M.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported three COVID-19 deaths and 145 new cases Wednesday morning, leaving the state with 190 deaths and more than 9,500 cases.

The DHHR identified the latest victims as a 61-year-old Logan County woman, an 87-year-old Ohio County woman and a 72-year-old Mercer County woman.

“We are deeply saddened by this news, a loss to both the family and our state,” DHHR Secretary Bill J. Crouch said.

Kanawha County has recorded 27 deaths, the most in West Virginia. Mercer County is next with 22, followed by Logan County with 21, Jackson County with 19 and Berkeley County with 11. Five deaths have been recorded in Ohio County.

As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, the DHHR reported 409,429 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 9,540 total cases.

The DHHR’s website also showed 1,749 active cases on Wednesday. Kanawha County topped the list with 344, followed by Logan County with 203, Cabell County with 201, Mercer County with 159 and Monongalia County with 88.

In addition, the statewide cumulative percentage of positive tests was 2.33 percent, and the daily percentage was 2.35 percent.

In Wood County, the DHHR website showed 297 cases – 43 active, five deaths.

Following are DHHR statistics for four other Mid-Ohio Valley counties.

- Jackson - 194 cases - 27 active, 19 deaths

- Pleasants - 14 cases – three active, two deaths

- Ritchie - three cases - none active

- Wirt - eight cases - one active

The Department of Health and Human Resources provided this breakdown of cases, showing case confirmed by lab test over probable case:

Barbour (33), Berkeley (777), Boone (131), Braxton (9), Brooke (85), Cabell (501), Calhoun (8), Clay (19), Doddridge (6), Fayette (195), Gilmer (18), Grant (138), Greenbrier (99), Hampshire (91), Hancock (118), Hardy (66), Harrison (259), Jackson (194), Jefferson (332), Kanawha (1,281), Lewis (32), Lincoln (111), Logan (454), Marion (212), Marshall (134), Mason (91), McDowell (72), Mercer (284), Mineral (131), Mingo (222), Monongalia (1,072), Monroe (91), Morgan (37), Nicholas (47), Ohio (289), Pendleton (44), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston (136), Putnam (254), Raleigh (331), Randolph (220), Ritchie (3), Roane (25), Summers (18), Taylor (103), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (41), Wayne (232), Webster (7), Wetzel (45), Wirt (8), Wood (297), Wyoming (55).

8/25/20 11:15 A.M.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported eight COVID-19 deaths and 83 new cases Tuesday morning, leaving the state with 187 deaths and nearly 9,400 cases.

The DHHR said the latest victims included two 72-year-old Logan County women, a 65-year-old Logan County man, an 86-year-old Taylor County woman, a 73-year-old Wyoming County woman, a 92-year-old Grant County woman a 64-year-old Kanawha County woman and a 51-year-old Cabell County woman.

“Please join with me in sending our deepest condolences to these families as they grieve the passing of their loved ones,” DHHR Secretary Bill J. Crouch said. “Every life lost to this pandemic is a tragedy.”

Kanawha County has recorded 27 deaths, the most in West Virginia. Mercer County is next with 21, followed by Logan County with 20, Jackson County with 19 and Berkeley County with 11.

As of 10 a.m. Tuesday, the DHHR reported 403,394 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 9,395 total cases.

The DHHR’s website also showed 1,722 active cases on Tuesday. Kanawha County topped the list with 323, followed by Cabell County with 203, Logan County with 200, Mercer County with 165 and Monongalia County with 92.

In addition, the statewide cumulative percentage of positive tests was 2.33 percent, and the daily percentage was 1.72 percent.

In Wood County, the DHHR website showed 292 cases – 41 active, five deaths.

Following are DHHR statistics for four other Mid-Ohio Valley counties.

- Jackson - 192 cases - 26 active, 19 deaths

- Pleasants - 14 cases – three active, two deaths

- Ritchie - three cases - none active

- Wirt - seven cases - none active

The Department of Health and Human Resources provided this breakdown of cases, showing case confirmed by lab test over probable case:

Barbour (33), Berkeley (769), Boone (130), Braxton (9), Brooke (85), Cabell (493), Calhoun (8), Clay (19), Doddridge (6), Fayette (188), Gilmer (18), Grant (134), Greenbrier (98), Hampshire (92), Hancock (118), Hardy (66), Harrison (258), Jackson (192), Jefferson (328), Kanawha (1,246), Lewis (32), Lincoln (111), Logan (446), Marion (211), Marshall (134), Mason (86), McDowell (66), Mercer (276), Mineral (131), Mingo (219), Monongalia (1,059), Monroe (79), Morgan (37), Nicholas (44), Ohio (289), Pendleton (48), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston (136), Putnam (252), Raleigh (328), Randolph (221), Ritchie (3), Roane (25), Summers (18), Taylor (100), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (40), Wayne (230), Webster (7), Wetzel (45), Wirt (7), Wood (292), Wyoming (51).

UPDATE: 8/24/20 12 P.M.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported one COVID-19 death and 40 new cases Monday morning, leaving the state with 179 deaths and more than 9,300 cases.

The DHHR identified the latest victim as a 59-year-old Lincoln County man, the first COVID-19 death in the county.

“We mourn the tragic loss of this West Virginian and send our deepest sympathies to the family,” DHHR Secretary Bill J. Crouch said.

Kanawha County has recorded 27 deaths, the most in West Virginia. Mercer County is next with 21, followed by Jackson County with 19, Logan County with 17 and Berkeley County with 11.

As of 10 a.m. Monday, there had been 398,479 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 9,312 cases.

The DHHR’s website also showed 1,748 active cases on Monday. Kanawha County topped the list with 315, followed by Cabell County with 216, Logan County with 215, Mercer County with 165 and Monongalia County with 92.

In addition, the statewide cumulative percentage of positive tests was 2.34 percent, and the daily percentage was 1.70 percent.

In Wood County, the DHHR website showed 291 cases – 43 active, five deaths.

Following are DHHR statistics for four other Mid-Ohio Valley counties.

- Jackson - 190 cases - 23 active, 19 deaths

- Pleasants - 14 cases – four active, two deaths

- Ritchie - three cases - none active

- Wirt - seven cases - none active

The Department of Health and Human Resources provided this breakdown of cases, showing case confirmed by lab test over probable case:

Barbour (33), Berkeley (767), Boone (128), Braxton (9), Brooke (85), Cabell (490), Calhoun (8), Clay (19), Doddridge (6), Fayette (187), Gilmer (18), Grant (133), Greenbrier (98), Hampshire (92), Hancock (118), Hardy (63), Harrison (256), Jackson (190), Jefferson (324), Kanawha (1,225), Lewis (32), Lincoln (115), Logan (439), Marion (208), Marshall (135), Mason (84), McDowell (66), Mercer (276), Mineral (131), Mingo (213), Monongalia (1,060), Monroe (65), Morgan (37), Nicholas (43), Ohio (288), Pendleton (48), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston (135), Putnam (247), Raleigh (325), Randolph (219), Ritchie (3), Roane (25), Summers (18), Taylor (101), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (40), Wayne (227), Webster (7), Wetzel (45), Wirt (7), Wood (291), Wyoming (51).

UPDATE: 8/21/20 11:15 A.M.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported four COVID-19 deaths and 84 new cases on Friday, leaving the state with 170 deaths and nearly 9,100 cases.

The DHHR identified the latest victim as a 35-year-old Fayette County woman, an 81-year-old Mercer County man, an 85-year-old Mercer County woman and an 87-year-old Kanawha County woman,

“Today’s reporting of four losses is a heartbreaking reminder of the threat this virus presents,” DHHR Secretary Bill J. Crouch said. “West Virginians believe in taking care of each other, and we must strive to keep the health of our neighbors in mind. We extend our sympathy to all of the loved ones impacted by these deaths.”

Kanawha County has recorded 27 deaths, the most in West Virginia. Mercer County is next with 20, followed by Jackson County with 19, Logan County with 12 and Berkeley County with 11. There have been eight deaths in Fayette County.

As of 10 a.m. Friday, there had been 384,143 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 9,066 cases.

The DHHR’s website also showed 1,756 active cases on Friday. Kanawha County topped the list with 298, followed by Logan County with 234, Cabell County with 215, Mercer County with 204 and Berekley County with 89.

In addition, the statewide cumulative percentage of positive tests was 2.36 percent, and the daily percentage was 1.98 percent.

In Wood County, the DHHR website showed 289 cases – 50 active, five deaths.

Following are DHHR statistics for four other Mid-Ohio Valley counties.

- Jackson - 182 cases - 16 active, 19 deaths

- Pleasants - 14 cases – four active, two deaths

- Ritchie - three cases - none active

- Wirt - seven cases - none active

The Department of Health and Human Resources provided this breakdown of cases, showing case confirmed by lab test over probable case:

Barbour (33), Berkeley (757), Boone (127), Braxton (9), Brooke (83), Cabell (487), Calhoun (8), Clay (19), Doddridge (6), Fayette (183), Gilmer (18), Grant (131), Greenbrier (96), Hampshire (91), Hancock (116), Hardy (63), Harrison (250), Jackson (182), Jefferson (315), Kanawha (1,178), Lewis (32), Lincoln (115), Logan (425), Marion (206), Marshall (134), Mason (81), McDowell (65), Mercer (264), Mineral (129), Mingo (208), Monongalia (1,030), Monroe (31), Morgan (37), Nicholas (40), Ohio (284), Pendleton (47), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston (133), Putnam (237), Raleigh (319), Randolph (218), Ritchie (3), Roane (23), Summers (18), Taylor (88), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (41), Wayne (224), Webster (7), Wetzel (45), Wirt (7), Wood (289), Wyoming (52).

UPDATE: 8/20/20 11:25 A.M.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported 181 new coronavirus cases but no deaths on Thursday, leaving the state with nearly 9,000 cases and 166 deaths.

As of 10 a.m. Thursday, there had been 377,537 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 8,982 cases. The DHHR’s website also showed 1,806 active cases.

In addition, the cumulative percentage of positive tests was 2.38 percent, and the daily percentage was 2.26 percent.

Kanawha County has recorded the state’s most deaths with 26, followed by Jackson County with 19, Mercer County with 17, Logan County with 12 and Berkeley County with 11.

In Wood County, the DHHR website showed 290 cases – 50 active, five deaths.

Following are DHHR statistics for four other Mid-Ohio Valley counties.

- Jackson - 178 cases - 16 active, 19 deaths

- Pleasants - 14 cases – four active, two deaths

- Ritchie - three cases - none active

- Wirt - seven cases - none active

The Department of Health and Human Resources provided this breakdown of cases, showing case confirmed by lab test over probable case:

Barbour (33), Berkeley (753), Boone (125), Braxton (10), Brooke (82), Cabell (485), Calhoun (7), Clay (19), Doddridge (6), Fayette (183), Gilmer (18), Grant (131), Greenbrier (95), Hampshire (91), Hancock (115), Hardy (63), Harrison (250), Jackson (178), Jefferson (312), Kanawha (1,161), Lewis (30), Lincoln (116), Logan (418), Marion (205), Marshall (133), Mason (82), McDowell (67), Mercer (256), Mineral (128), Mingo (210), Monongalia (1,014), Monroe (27), Morgan (34), Nicholas (40), Ohio (283), Pendleton (47), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston (132), Putnam (236), Raleigh (314), Randolph (218), Ritchie (3), Roane (20), Summers (19), Taylor (87), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (40), Wayne (223), Webster (7), Wetzel (45), Wirt (7), Wood (290), Wyoming (52).

UPDATE: 8/19/20 10:30 A.M.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported two coronavirus deaths on Wednesday that pushed the toll in the Mountain State to 166.

The DHHR also reported 70 new cases that raised the total to 8,801.

The latest deaths were identified as a 72-year-old Cabell woman and a 69-year-old Kanawha County woman.

“Each death reported is a solemn reminder of the seriousness of this disease,” DHHR Secretary Bill J. Crouch said. “We send our sympathy to these families and urge all West Virginians to continue following the guidelines to protect each other.”

As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, there had been 369,546 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, and the DHHR’s website also showed 1,726 active cases. In addition, the cumulative percentage of positive tests was 2.38 percent, and the daily percentage was 2.14 percent.

Kanawha County has the state’s most deaths with 26, followed by Jackson County with 19, Mercer County with 17, Logan County with 12 and Berkeley County with 11.

In Wood County, the DHHR website showed 290 cases – 54 active, five deaths.

Following are DHHR statistics for four other Mid-Ohio Valley counties.

- Jackson - 172 cases - 11 active, 19 deaths

- Pleasants - 14 cases – four active, two deaths

- Ritchie - three cases - none active

- Wirt - seven cases - none active

The Department of Health and Human Resources provided this breakdown of cases, showing case confirmed by lab test over probable case:

Barbour (33), Berkeley (748), Boone (124), Braxton (10), Brooke (79), Cabell (478), Calhoun (7), Clay (18), Doddridge (6), Fayette (178), Gilmer (18), Grant (131), Greenbrier (95), Hampshire (90), Hancock (115), Hardy (64), Harrison (247), Jackson (172), Jefferson (309), Kanawha (1,122), Lewis (28), Lincoln (111), Logan (380), Marion (203), Marshall (131), Mason (77), McDowell (67), Mercer (245), Mineral (128), Mingo (204), Monongalia (1,003), Monroe (22), Morgan (33), Nicholas (40), Ohio (284), Pendleton (47), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston (131), Putnam (228), Raleigh (310), Randolph (218), Ritchie (3), Roane (20), Summers (19), Taylor (86), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (40), Wayne (221), Webster (7), Wetzel (45), Wirt (7), Wood (290), Wyoming (47).

8/18/20 10:30 A.M.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported four coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, including the first two in Raleigh County, that pushed the toll in the Mountain State to 164.

The DHHR also reported 99 new cases that raised the total to 8,731.

The latest deaths were identified as a 90-year-old Logan County man, an 86-year-old Kanawha County man and two Raleigh County men, ages 80 and 74.

“We mourn the heartbreaking loss of these West Virginians and send our deepest sympathies to their loved ones,” DHHR Secretary Bill J. Crouch said.

As of 10 a.m. Tuesday, there had been 365,551 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, and the website also showed 1,830 active cases. In addition, the cumulative percentage of positive tests was 2.39 percent, and the daily percentage was 2.19 percent.

Kanawha County has the state’s most deaths with 24, followed by Jackson County with 19, Mercer County with 18, Logan County with 12 and Berkeley County with 11.

In Wood County, the DHHR website showed 285 cases – 52 active, 228 recovered, five deaths.

Following are DHHR statistics for four other Mid-Ohio Valley counties.

- Jackson - 169 cases - eight active, 142 recovered, 19 deaths

- Pleasants - 14 cases – four active, eight recovered, two deaths

- Ritchie - three cases - three recovered

- Wirt - seven cases - one active, six recovered

The Department of Health and Human Resources provided this breakdown of cases, showing case confirmed by lab test over probable case:

Barbour (33), Berkeley (745), Boone (123), Braxton (8), Brooke (79), Cabell (466), Calhoun (7), Clay (18), Doddridge (6), Fayette (175), Gilmer (18), Grant (131), Greenbrier (96), Hampshire (90), Hancock (113), Hardy (64), Harrison (245), Jackson (169), Jefferson (310), Kanawha (1,113), Lewis (28), Lincoln (110), Logan (374), Marion (202), Marshall (130), Mason (75), McDowell (66), Mercer (244), Mineral (129), Mingo (204), Monongalia (1,001), Monroe (20), Morgan (33), Nicholas (40), Ohio (285), Pendleton (43), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston (131), Putnam (227), Raleigh (306), Randolph (217), Ritchie (3), Roane (20), Summers (19), Taylor (84), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (40), Wayne (220), Webster (6), Wetzel (44), Wirt (7), Wood (285), Wyoming (47).

UPDATE: 8/17/20 10:55 A.M.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported 68 new coronavirus cases but no new deaths in in statistics updated Monday morning.

As of 10 a.m. Monday, there had been 360,669 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 8,632 total cases and 160 deaths.

Statistics on the DHHR’s COVIOD-19 website also showed 1,941 active cases and 6,531 recovered cases. In addition, the cumulative percentage of positive tests was 2.39 percent, and the daily percentage was 1.18 percent.

Kanawha County has the state’s most deaths with 24, followed by Jackson County with 19, Mercer County with 18, and Berkeley and Logan counties with 11 each.

In Wood County, the DHHR website showed 283 cases – 59 active, 219 recovered, five deaths.

Following are DHHR statistics for four other Mid-Ohio Valley counties.

- Jackson - 168 cases - eight active, 141 recovered, 19 deaths

- Pleasants - 14 cases – four active, eight recovered, two deaths

- Ritchie - three cases - three recovered

- Wirt - seven cases - one active, six recovered

The Department of Health and Human Resources provided this breakdown of cases, showing case confirmed by lab test over probable case:

Barbour (33), Berkeley (738), Boone (120), Braxton (8), Brooke (77), Cabell (459), Calhoun (7), Clay (18), Doddridge (6), Fayette (168), Gilmer (18), Grant (131), Greenbrier (96), Hampshire (89), Hancock (114), Hardy (63), Harrison (245), Jackson (168), Jefferson (305), Kanawha (1,095), Lewis (28), Lincoln (108), Logan (362), Marion (199), Marshall (130), Mason (74), McDowell (67), Mercer (243), Mineral (127), Mingo (202), Monongalia (992), Monroe (20), Morgan (33), Nicholas (40), Ohio (283), Pendleton (43), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston (130), Putnam (225), Raleigh (304), Randolph (213), Ritchie (3), Roane (20), Summers (19), Taylor (81), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (39), Wayne (221), Webster (4), Wetzel (44), Wirt (7), Wood (283), Wyoming (48).

UPDATE: 8/14/20 12:30 P.M.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported four COVID-19 deaths in statistics updated Friday morning, raising the toll in the Mountain State to 157.

The DHHR confirmed the deaths of a 77-year-old Logan County woman, an 84-year-old Logan County woman, a 73-year-old Logan County man and a 97-year-old Mercer County man.

“The continued loss of West Virginia lives weighs heavily on all of us, with the greatest sadness borne by family and friends,” DHHR Secretary Bill J. Crouch said.

Kanawha County has the state’s most deaths with 24, followed by Jackson County with 19, Mercer County with 17, Berkeley County with 11 and Logan County with 10.

The DHHR also reported 123 new COVID-19 cases Friday morning to push the state’s total to 8,274.

As of 10 a.m., there had been 344,530 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, and state statistics showed 1,973 active cases and 6,144 recovered cases. In addition, the cumulative percentage of positive tests was 2.40 percent, and the daily percentage was 2.33 percent.

In Wood County, the DHHR website showed 269 cases – 50 active, 214 recovered, five deaths.

Following are DHHR statistics for four other Mid-Ohio Valley counties.

- Jackson - 166 cases - 11 active, 136 recovered, 19 deaths

- Pleasants - 14 cases – five active, eight recovered, one death

- Ritchie - three cases - three recovered

- Wirt - seven cases - one active, six recovered

The Department of Health and Human Resources provided this breakdown of cases, showing case confirmed by lab test over probable case:

Barbour (31), Berkeley (727), Boone (114), Braxton (8), Brooke (72), Cabell (436), Calhoun (6), Clay (18), Doddridge (6), Fayette (166), Gilmer (18), Grant (131), Greenbrier (94), Hampshire (86), Hancock (112), Hardy (62), Harrison (240), Jackson (166), Jefferson (303), Kanawha (1,046), Lewis (28), Lincoln (97), Logan (285), Marion (198), Marshall (130), Mason (70), McDowell (65), Mercer (219), Mineral (127), Mingo (198), Monongalia (973), Monroe (20), Morgan (32), Nicholas (40), Ohio (275), Pendleton (42), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston (127), Putnam (207), Raleigh (282), Randolph (213), Ritchie (3), Roane (19), Summers (17), Taylor (61), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (38), Wayne (214), Webster (4), Wetzel (44), Wirt (7), Wood (269), Wyoming (46).

UPDATE: 8/13/20 11:35 A.M.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported 143 new coronavirus cases but no new deaths in statistics updated Thursday morning.

There have now been 8,151 cases and 153 deaths in the Mountain State.

As of 10 a.m. Thursday, there had been 339,349 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, and state statistics showed 1,952 active cases and 6,045 recovered cases. In addition, the cumulative percentage of positive tests was 2.40 percent, and the daily percentage was 3.51 percent.

In Wood County, the DHHR website showed 266 cases – 48 active, 213 recovered, five deaths.

Following are DHHR statistics for four other Mid-Ohio Valley counties.

- Jackson - 165 cases - 11 active, 135 recovered, 19 deaths

- Pleasants - 14 cases – six active, seven recovered, one death

- Ritchie - three cases - three recovered

- Wirt - seven cases - one active, six recovered

The Department of Health and Human Resources provided this breakdown of cases, showing case confirmed by lab test over probable case:

Barbour (29), Berkeley (720), Boone (112), Braxton (8), Brooke (70), Cabell (431), Calhoun (6), Clay (18), Doddridge (6), Fayette (160), Gilmer (17), Grant (131), Greenbrier (92), Hampshire (84), Hancock (112), Hardy (62), Harrison (238), Jackson (165), Jefferson (302), Kanawha (1,020), Lewis (28), Lincoln (96), Logan (276), Marion (195), Marshall (130), Mason (67), McDowell (62), Mercer (216), Mineral (125), Mingo (195), Monongalia (962), Monroe (20), Morgan (31), Nicholas (39), Ohio (271), Pendleton (42), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston (125), Putnam (204), Raleigh (276), Randolph (212), Ritchie (3), Roane (19), Summers (16), Taylor (60), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (38), Wayne (214), Webster (4), Wetzel (44), Wirt (7), Wood (266), Wyoming (43).

UPDATE: 8/12/20 10:30 AM.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported six coronavirus deaths and 133 new cases in statistics updated Tuesday morning.

The DHHR identified the latest victims as an 85-year-old Mercer County man, an 82-year-old Grant County woman, an 81-year-old Mercer County woman, a 79-year-old Mercer County woman, an 80-year-old Logan County man and a 42-year-old male Logan County man.

“Today is a difficult day in our fight against COVID-19,” DHHR Secretary Bill J. Crouch said. “Our hearts go out to all who are grieving during this time.”

Kanawha County has the state’s most deaths with 24, followed by Jackson County with 19 and Mercer County with 16. Berkeley County with 11 and Wayne County with nine. There have been seven deaths in Logan County and four in Grant County.

As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, the DHHR’s COVID-19 website showed 335,075 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 8,008 total cases and 153 deaths.

In addition, the website showed 1,895 active cases and 5,960 recovered cases. The cumulative percentage of positive tests was to 2.39 percent, and the daily percentage was to 2.85 percent.

In Wood County, the DHHR website showed 264 cases – 47 active, 212 recovered, five deaths.

Following are DHHR statistics for four other Mid-Ohio Valley counties.

- Jackson - 166 cases - 12 active, 135 recovered, 19 deaths

- Pleasants - 14 cases – six active, seven recovered, one death

- Ritchie - three cases - three recovered

- Wirt - seven cases - one active, six recovered

The Department of Health and Human Resources provided this breakdown of cases, showing case confirmed by lab test over probable case:

Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (685/28), Boone (109/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (69/1), Cabell (418/10), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (18/0), Doddridge (6/0), Fayette (154/1), Gilmer (17/0), Grant (128/1), Greenbrier (92/0), Hampshire (80/0), Hancock (107/4), Hardy (60/1), Harrison (232/3), Jackson (166/0), Jefferson (292/7), Kanawha (962/14), Lewis (27/1), Lincoln (95/0), Logan (264/0), Marion (189/4), Marshall (126/4), Mason (66/0), McDowell (59/1), Mercer (208/1), Mineral (125/2), Mingo (181/2), Monongalia (936/17), Monroe (19/1), Morgan (29/1), Nicholas (39/1), Ohio (269/3), Pendleton (41/1), Pleasants (13/1), Pocahontas (41/1), Preston (104/21), Putnam (202/1), Raleigh (259/8), Randolph (206/5), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (16/0), Summers (15/0), Taylor (58/1), Tucker (10/0), Tyler (15/0), Upshur (36/2), Wayne (212/2), Webster (4/0), Wetzel (43/1), Wirt (7/0), Wood (252/12), Wyoming (37/0).

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