UPDATE: West Virginia COVID-19 cases reaches 52, 1 case reported in Raleigh County

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CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — 8:54 p.m. March 25, 2020 UPDATE: The number of positive COVID-19 cases in West Virginia reaches 52. The new cases were identified in Hancock, Jackson, Kanawha, Logan, Marion, Monongalia, Ohio, Preston, Putnam and Raleigh counties.

Here is a list of all the cases in West Virginia so far:

  • Berkeley County: 2
  • Harrison County: 3
  • Hancock County: 1
  • Jackson County: 4
  • Jefferson County: 3
  • Kanawha County: 5
  • Logan County: 1
  • Marion County: 1
  • Marshall County: 2
  • Mercer County: 2
  • Monongalia County: 18
  • Ohio County: 2
  • Preston: 2
  • Putnam: 2
  • Raleigh County: 1
  • Tucker County: 2
  • Wood County: 1

CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — 8:30 p.m. March 24, 2020 UPDATE: The number of positive COVID-19 cases in West Virginia reaches 39. The new cases were identified in Berkeley, Harrison, Jackson, Monongalia, Preston and Wood counties.

Here is a list of all the cases in West Virginia so far:

  • Berkeley County: 2
  • Harrison County: 3
  • Jackson County: 2
  • Jefferson County: 3
  • Kanawha County: 4
  • Marshall County: 2
  • Mercer County: 2
  • Monongalia County: 16
  • Preston: 1
  • Putnam: 1
  • Tucker County: 2
  • Wood County: 1

CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — 12 p.m. March 24, 2020 UPDATE: A release from the Preston County Health Department on Tuesday, March 24 stated a case of COVID-19 is now confirmed in that county. Administrators added the news was not unexpected as testing expands.

Preston Memorial Hospital has established a COVID-19 Coronavirus testing site in the parking lot of Kingwood Elementary school. Do not come directly to the testing site, if you believe you need tested, please call Preston Memorial Hospital at (304) 329-728

The total cases in the Mountain State at Noon on Tuesday is 21. Here is a list of all the cases in West Virginia so far:

  • Jackson County: 1
  • Jefferson County: 3
  • Kanawha County: 4
  • Marshall County: 2
  • Mercer County: 2
  • Monongalia County: 5
  • Preston: 1
  • Putnam: 1
  • Tucker County: 2

8:30 p.m. March 23, 2020 UPDATE: The WV DHHR confirmed there are 20 cases of COVID-19 in the West Virginia.

There are still two confirmed cases in Mercer County. Here is the complete list of cases by location:

  • Jackson County: 1
  • Jefferson County: 3
  • Kanawha County: 4
  • Marshall County: 2
  • Mercer County: 2
  • Monongalia County: 5
  • Putnam: 1
  • Tucker County: 2

CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) – 9:48 p.m. MARCH 21, 2020 UPDATE: The DHHR announced a correction: a new case previously identified as a Kanawha county resident is instead a Putnam county resident.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)6:45 p.m. MARCH 21, 2020 UPDATE: The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia confirmed a judicial employee tested positive for COVID-19.

The employee works in Kanawha County and is hospitalized. The Court is in contact with the family to offer help and support.

The Court is also working with the Kanahwa-Charleston Health Department to directly contact all co-worker who may have been in contact with the individual.

The public can contact the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department at 304-348- 1088 with questions and for additional information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) – 6 p.m. MARCH 21, 2020 UPDATE: The WV DHHR confirmed there are 12 cases in the state. There is one test pending. As of this date there are 385 test which came back negative.

There are now two confirmed cases in Mercer County. Here is the complete list of cases by location:

  • Jackson County: 1
  • Jefferson County: 2
  • Kanawha County: 2
  • Marshall County: 2
  • Mercer County: 2
  • Monongalia County: 1
  • Tucker County: 2

WEST VIRGINIA (WVNS) — 5:30 p.m. March 20, 2020 UPDATE: The Cabell-Huntington Health Department has received notification of a patient diagnosed in Cabell County. The name of the person has not been released.

The patient is not a resident of Cabell County and will be getting treatment at a tertiary care facility.


March 20, 2020 4:30 p.m. UPDATE: Charleston Area Medical Center Health Systems confirmed the hospital has its first COVID-19 case.

According to a post on CAMC’S Facebook page, the patient was identified early as a possible COVID-19 case. The individual has been properly isolated.

There are now eight cases of COVID-19. The latest case is from Kanawha County.


ORIGINAL STORY ( 1:15 p.m. March 20, 2020) Two more positive cases of the novel coronavirus in West Virginia are confirmed.

The state Department of Health and Human Resources confirmed Friday, March 20, 2020 the total number of positive cases in West Virginia is 7, an increase of two from Thursday.

In a press conference on Friday, Gov. Jim Justice stated the two new cases are in Jackson and Jefferson Counties.

Stick with 59 News as this story continues to develop.

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