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(AP GRAPHICSBANK) Coronavirus West Virginia

CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020: Another seven people have passed away from COVID-19 in West Virginia. The Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there are now 237 fatalities.

Among the deaths are a 95-year old woman from Mercer County, a 64-year old woman, an 86-year old man, a 60-year old woman, a 92-year old woman all from Kanawha County, a 95-year old man from Randolph County, and a 71-year old woman from Lincoln County.

“We grieve, together with their families, the tragic loss of these West Virginians,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

The latest report shows an increase of 203 cases to 10,845 from 444,902 tests. Here is the breakdown of new cases in southeastern West Virginia Counties:

  • Fayette: 4
  • Greenbrier: 1
  • McDowell: 2
  • Mercer: 5
  • Monroe: 1
  • Raleigh: 5
  • Wyoming: 1

The active cases went up by 120 to 2,266. There were 76 recoveries. That total is now 8,342. The cumulative percent positive went up to 2.44-percent with a daily percent positive of 5.75-percent. The County Alert System shows more counties have increases. Greenbrier County is back in the Yellow range. There are three more counties across the state which went to Orange. Those include Putman, Mason and Wayne Counties.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (34), Berkeley (812), Boone (145), Braxton (9), Brooke (97), Cabell (560), Calhoun (12), Clay (27), Doddridge (7), Fayette (369), Gilmer (20), Grant (142), Greenbrier (106), Hampshire (92), Hancock (123), Hardy (75), Harrison (280), Jackson (205), Jefferson (373), Kanawha (1,553), Lewis (34), Lincoln (122), Logan (503), Marion (221), Marshall (133), Mason (120), McDowell (73), Mercer (323), Mineral (144), Mingo (262), Monongalia (1,259), Monroe (127), Morgan (38), Nicholas (53), Ohio (291), Pendleton (45), Pleasants (15), Pocahontas (43), Preston (140), Putnam (307), Raleigh (377), Randolph (227), Ritchie (6), Roane (33), Summers (19), Taylor (108), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (45), Wayne (269), Webster (7), Wetzel (45), Wirt (8), Wood (313), Wyoming (68).

Please note that 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. Such is the case of Lincoln and Wetzel counties in this report.

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020: There are an additional eight deaths reported by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) on Wednesday morning. The death toll in now 230. This includes an 88-year old woman from Kanawha County, an 83-year old woman from Taylor County, an 84-year old an from Taylor County, a 72-year old man from Ohio County, a 67-year old woman from Logan County, a 67-year old woman from Nicholas County, a 73-year old woman from Harrison County, and an 88-year old man from Jackson County.

“We regret to report more deaths of our fellow West Virginians,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Each life lost to this disease is heartbreaking. We send our sympathies to these families.”

New cases rose by 135 to 10,642 from 441,396 tests. The cumulative percent positive rose slightly to 2.41-percent, but the daily percent positive, while still high, was down significantly from Tuesday’s report. It stands at 4.93-percent. Here is the breakdown of new cases in the southeastern WV counties:

  • Fayette: 5
  • Greenbrier: 1
  • McDowell: 1
  • Mercer: 7
  • Monroe: 2
  • Raleigh: 6

Active cases rose by 24 to 2,146 and there are 103 recoveries for a total of 8,266. The County Alert System reports McDowell County is now in the Green.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (34), Berkeley (808), Boone (143), Braxton (9), Brooke (95), Cabell (555), Calhoun (10), Clay (27), Doddridge (6), Fayette (365), Gilmer (19), Grant (141), Greenbrier (105), Hampshire (92), Hancock (121), Hardy (75), Harrison (272), Jackson (204), Jefferson (365), Kanawha (1,515), Lewis (33), Lincoln (123), Logan (501), Marion (219), Marshall (133), Mason (109), McDowell (71), Mercer (318), Mineral (144), Mingo (250), Monongalia (1,209), Monroe (126), Morgan (37), Nicholas (53), Ohio (289), Pendleton (45), Pleasants (15), Pocahontas (43), Preston (140), Putnam (294), Raleigh (372), Randolph (227), Ritchie (5), Roane (33), Summers (19), Taylor (106), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (45), Wayne (259), Webster (7), Wetzel (46), Wirt (8), Wood (309), Wyoming (67).

Please note that 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. Such is the case of Jackson, Mineral, Ohio, Pocahontas, Summers, Wood, and Wyoming counties in this report.

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020: The daily percent positive for West Virginia surged to 6.85-percent on the report from the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). There were 257 new cases across the state for a total of 10,507 from 438,255 tests.

There were 68 new cases of the virus identified in Fayette County alone. Pocahontas and Raleigh Counties each have three new cases. There was one each in Mercer, Monroe, Summers and Wyoming Counties.

The death toll rose by eight to 222. Among those was a 72-year-old woman from Monroe County. Other deaths were a 65-year old woman, a 91-year woman, and an 84-year old man from Kanawha County; a 65-year old woman, a 62-year old woman, and an 82-year old man from Logan County; and a 41-year old woman from Mingo County.

“This is another difficult day for West Virginia as the death toll continues to rise,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Our heart goes out to these West Virginians and their families. Please continue taking every precaution we can to slow the spread of this disease.”

Active cases rose by 103 to 2,122. There were 146 recoveries for a total of 8.163. The cumulative percent positive in the state rose to 2.40-percent. On the County Alert System, Fayette County is back to Orange, but Greenbrier County improved to Green.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (33), Berkeley (804), Boone (143), Braxton (9), Brooke (94), Cabell (544), Calhoun (10), Clay (27), Doddridge (6), Fayette (360), Gilmer (19), Grant (141), Greenbrier (104), Hampshire (92), Hancock (121), Hardy (75), Harrison (269), Jackson (205), Jefferson (360), Kanawha (1,491), Lewis (32), Lincoln (119), Logan (493), Marion (219), Marshall (133), Mason (105), McDowell (70), Mercer (311), Mineral (147), Mingo (249), Monongalia (1,170), Monroe (124), Morgan (37), Nicholas (52), Ohio (291), Pendleton (45), Pleasants (15), Pocahontas (45), Preston (140), Putnam (286), Raleigh (366), Randolph (226), Ritchie (5), Roane (33), Summers (20), Taylor (106), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (43), Wayne (253), Webster (7), Wetzel (46), Wirt (8), Wood (310), Wyoming (68).

Please note that 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. Such is the case of Greenbrier, Hancock, and Wirt counties in this report.

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 31, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports a Raleigh County man is the 214th death in the Mountain State. He was 58-years old. This brings the death toll in Raleigh County to four

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

The total positive cases is now 10,250 from 435,863 tests. That is up 140 from Sunday morning. The active cases rose by 105 to 2,019. There were 34 recoveries bringing that total to 8,017. Here is the breakdown of new cases in the southeastern counties:

  • Fayette: 24
  • Mercer: 13
  • Monroe: 6
  • Raleigh: 7
  • Wyoming: 1

The cumulative percent positive stayed the same at 2.35-percent with a daily percent positive of 2.80-percent. According to the County Alert System, Fayette County is now in Orange. Other counties which went to Orange include Mingo and Monongalia. Monroe County remains in the Red.

CASES PER COUNTY: 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).

Please note that 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. Such is the case of Greenbrier County in this report.

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020: 143 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the Mountain State Sunday morning, bringing the state’s total to 10,110. The death total is now at 213.

DHHR has confirmed the death of an 89-year old male from Kanawha County. “As we honor the life of this gentleman, we must continue to do our part to slow the growth of this virus in West Virginia,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Our thoughts go out to all who are grieving during this time.”

West Virginia has 1,914 active cases but also has 7,983 recoveries as of Sunday morning.

Here is the local breakdown of new positive cases:

  • Fayette: 21
  • Raleigh: 10
  • Mercer: 7
  • Monroe: 3

Fayette County also moved from orange to yellow in the County Alert System Saturday night. Monroe County remains in red, while Summers and Pocahontas Counties are still in green.

CASES PER COUNTY:Barbour (33), Berkeley (798), Boone (139), Braxton (9), Brooke (88), Cabell (530), Calhoun (9), Clay (26), Doddridge (6), Fayette (268), Gilmer (18), Grant (139), Greenbrier (106), Hampshire (92), Hancock (122), Hardy (73), Harrison (265), Jackson (201), Jefferson (355), Kanawha (1,393), Lewis (32), Lincoln (115), Logan (479), Marion (217), Marshall (133), Mason (102), McDowell (70), Mercer (297), Mineral (144), Mingo (236), Monongalia (1,113), Monroe (117), Morgan (37), Nicholas (52), Ohio (290), Pendleton (44), Pleasants (15), Pocahontas (42), Preston (140), Putnam (278), Raleigh (356), Randolph (223), Ritchie (5), Roane (29), Summers (19), Taylor (105), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (43), Wayne (248), Webster (7), Wetzel (46), Wirt (9), Wood (305), Wyoming (66).

Please note that 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 the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020: Ten more people die from the COVID-19 virus in West Virginia.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 40-year old male from Kanawha County, a 70-year old female from Taylor County, an 86-year old male from Logan County, a 52-year old male from Wayne County, a 73-year old male from Cabell County, a 77-year old female from Grant County, a 42-year old female from Kanawha County, a 71-year old male from Monroe County, a 77-year old male from Monroe County, and an 88-year old female from Nicholas County.

“Each death reported is a heartbreaking reminder of the seriousness of this disease. We extend our sympathies as we mourn this loss to both the families and our state,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

West Virginia saw 143 new positive cases — bringing the total number of cases to 9,967 and 1,820 active cases.

Here’s the local breakdown of new positive cases:

  • Fayette: 12
  • Raleigh: 6
  • Greenbrier: 3
  • Wyoming: 2
  • Monroe: 19

CASES PER COUNTY:Barbour (33), Berkeley (794), Boone (139), Braxton (9), Brooke (88), Cabell (524), Calhoun (9), Clay (20), Doddridge (6), Fayette (247), Gilmer (18), Grant (139), Greenbrier (106), Hampshire (91), Hancock (121), Hardy (72), Harrison (263), Jackson (200), Jefferson (352), Kanawha (1,363), Lewis (32), Lincoln (113), Logan (476), Marion (216), Marshall (133), Mason (101), McDowell (70), Mercer (290), Mineral (144), Mingo (232), Monongalia (1,093), Monroe (114), Morgan (37), Nicholas (50), Ohio (290), Pendleton (44), Pleasants (15), Pocahontas (42), Preston (139), Putnam (274), Raleigh (346), Randolph (222), Ritchie (5), Roane (26), Summers (19), Taylor (105), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (43), Wayne (246), Webster (7), Wetzel (45), Wirt (7), Wood (305), Wyoming (66).

CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2020: West Virginia reached a heartbreaking milestone in its ongoing battle with the coronavirus.

With three more people passing away from COVID-19, the state surpassed the 200 death toll, which now stands at 202. The newest are 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,” said Bill Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

Two southern West Virginia counties also degraded one color category in the state’s county alert system. Greenbrier and Raleigh counties are now in the yellow, joining Fayette, McDowell, Mercer, and Wyoming. Monroe remains orange, while Pocahontas and Summers stay green.

West Virginia saw 191 new positive cases and 102 more active cases Friday — bringing their totals to 9,824 and 1,763, respectively. 86 more people defeated the coronavirus, bringing the state’s tally to 7,859.

Here’s the local breakdown of new positive cases:

  • Fayette: 18
  • Raleigh: 9
  • Greenbrier: 4
  • Mercer: 3
  • Wyoming 2:
  • Monroe: 1
  • Summers: 1

CASES PER COUNTY: 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).

Please note that 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. Such is the case of Hampshire, Pendleton, and Randolph counties in this report.

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020: West Virginia saw one of its deadliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic, as nine more people lost their battle with the virus Thursday morning. Among those are a 93-year-old Fayette County man, an 89-year-old Monroe County man, and a 90-year-old Monroe County man. These deaths bring the state’s total count to 199 people.

In the county alert system, Fayette County dropped from green to yellow. However, Kanawha County improved its status from orange to yellow on the system.

Positive cases rose 116 to a cumulative total of 9,633. Here is the local breakdown:

  • Fayette: 20
  • Monroe: 6
  • Wyoming: 6
  • Mercer: 2
  • Greenbrier: 1
  • Raleigh: 1

Despite the rise in deaths and positive cases, 172 more West Virginians beat the coronavirus, now marking that total at 7,773. There is also a drop in active cases, down 88 to 1,661.

CASES PER COUNTY: 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).

Please note that 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. Such is the case of Hampshire, Pendleton, and Randolph counties in this report.

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there were three additional COVID-19 related deaths from Tuesday to Wednesday. These include a 72-year-old woman from Mercer County, a 61-year old woman from Logan County, an 87-year old woman from Ohio County.

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

The number of active cases in WV is up 27 to 1,749 after 145 new positive cases were identified. This is from 409,429 tests performed. There were dozens of new cases identified in West Virginia’s southeastern counties. Here is the breakdown:

  • Monroe – 12
  • Mercer – 8
  • Fayette – 7
  • McDowell – 6
  • Wyoming – 4
  • Raleigh – 3
  • Greenbrier – 2

These number bring McDowell and Wyoming Counties back into the yellow range on the County Alert System. Kanawha County went into the orange range.

There were 115 recoveries for a total of 7,601. The cumulative percent positive stayed steady at 2.33-percent while the daily percent positive is 2.35-percent

CASES PER COUNTY: 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).

Please note that 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. Such is the case of Hampshire, Pendleton, and Randolph counties in this report.

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020: A sharp rise in the COVID-19 death toll was reported by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) on Tuesday morning. There were eight fatalities bringing the total to 187. Those included a 73-year old woman from Wyoming County; a 65-year old man, and two 72-year old women from Logan County; an 86-year old woman from Taylor County; a 92-year old woman from Grant County; a 64-year old woman from Kanawha County; and a 51-year old woman from Cabell County.

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

New cases rose by 83 to 9,395 from 403,394 tests. Monroe County reported 14 new cases, Raleigh County had three and Fayette County had one. There were 101 recoveries for 7,486. That brings the active cases down 26 to 1,722.

The cumulative percent positive continues to fall slowly. It is now at 2.33-percent. The daily percent positive is 1.72-percent. The County Alert System, which is used to determine how students will attend school and visitation at nursing homes, shows Summers County moved to green. Mercer County is still yellow and Monroe County is orange. West Virginia’s one red county, Logan, moved into the orange range.

CASES PER COUNTY: 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).

Please note that 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. Such is the case of Lincoln, Marshall, Monongalia, and Taylor counties in this report.

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24, 2020: The death toll due to COVID-19 in West Virginia rose by one to 179 on Monday morning. The latest fatality is a 59-year old man from Lincoln County.

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

There were 40 new cases identified according the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) for a total of 9,312 from 398,479 tests. There are two new cases in Mercer County and one new case in Raleigh County.

The DHHR reports 27 recoveries for a total of 7,385. That brings active cases to 1,748. The county alert system showed Raleigh County converted to green on Monday morning. Monroe County remains in orange and Mercer and Summers Counties are in yellow.

CASES PER COUNTY: 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).

Please note that 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. Such is the case of Greenbrier and Randolph counties in this report.

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


The COVID-19 death toll rose to 178 on Sunday morning, up two from Saturday.

The two deaths are an 83-year old male from Mercer County and a 92-year old female from Taylor County.

“The passing of these two West Virginians is announced with great sadness and we extend our deepest sympathies to their families,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

There are two new cases in Mercer County, eight in Monroe County, four in Raleigh County, and one in Greenbrier County.

CASES PER COUNTY:Barbour (33), Berkeley (766), Boone (127), Braxton (9), Brooke (84), Cabell (487), Calhoun (8), Clay (19), Doddridge (6), Fayette (186), Gilmer (18), Grant (133), Greenbrier (100), Hampshire (91), Hancock (118), Hardy (63), Harrison (255), Jackson (190), Jefferson (322), Kanawha (1,214), Lewis (32), Lincoln (115), Logan (437), Marion (207), Marshall (135), Mason (83), McDowell (66), Mercer (274), Mineral (131), Mingo (213), Monongalia (1,053), Monroe (65), Morgan (37), Nicholas (42), Ohio (288), Pendleton (48), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston (134), Putnam (245), Raleigh (324), Randolph (220), Ritchie (3), Roane (24), Summers (18), Taylor (100), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (40), Wayne (226), Webster (7), Wetzel (45), Wirt (7), Wood (291), Wyoming (51).

10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020— The COVID-19 death toll rose to 176 on Saturday Morning, up six from Friday.

The deaths are an 84-year old woman from Logan County, an 86-year old woman from Logan County, a 78-year old woman from Logan County, a 72-year old man from Cabell County, a 79-year old woman from Logan County, and an 85-year old woman from Logan County. 

“As we continue the fight against this pandemic, we are devastated by the loss of more West Virginians. The families of these residents have our deepest sympathies,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary in a press release.

26 new cases were reported in Monroe County Saturday morning, eight in Mercer, four in Fayette , three in Greenbrier, one in McDowell, one in Raleigh, and one in Wyoming county.

CASES PER COUNTY:Barbour (33), Berkeley (764), Boone (127), Braxton (9), Brooke (83), Cabell (486), Calhoun (8), Clay (19), Doddridge (6), Fayette (187), Gilmer (18), Grant (133), Greenbrier (99), Hampshire (91), Hancock (116), Hardy (63), Harrison (252), Jackson (188), Jefferson (318), Kanawha (1,194), Lewis (32), Lincoln (115), Logan (431), Marion (207), Marshall (135), Mason (82), McDowell (66), Mercer (272), Mineral (129), Mingo (208), Monongalia (1,040), Monroe (57), Morgan (37), Nicholas (40), Ohio (286), Pendleton (48), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston (134), Putnam (244), Raleigh (320), Randolph (219), Ritchie (3), Roane (23), Summers (18), Taylor (98), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (40), Wayne (226), Webster (7), Wetzel (45), Wirt (7), Wood (289), Wyoming (51).


10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 21, 2020: The COVID-19 death toll in West Virginia rose to 170 on Friday morning. These include a 35-year old woman from Fayette County, an 85-year old woman and a 81-year old man both from Mercer County, and an 87-year old woman from Kanawha County.

“Today’s reporting of four losses is a heartbreaking reminder of the threat this virus presents,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “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.”

An additional 84 cases of the illness were reported by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). That brings the total cases to 9,066 from 384,142 tests. There are eight new cases in Mercer County, five in Raleigh County, four in Monroe County and one in Greenbrier County.

Active cases fell by 50 to 1,756 and there were 130 people who recovered for a total of 7,140. The cumulative percent positive fell to 2.36-percent and the daily percent positive is 1.98-percent. The School Alert System will be updated following Gov. Jim Justice’s news conference on Friday. He announced previously they will modify the metrics to better track COVID in West Virginia’s counties with smaller populations.

CASES PER COUNTY: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).

Please note that 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. Such is the case Braxton, Hardy, Lincoln, Mason, McDowell, Mingo, Summers, and Wood counties in this report.

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.


10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports there were 181 new cases of COVID-19 identified as of Thursday morning. The total number of cases is now 8,982 from 377,538 tests. There were 11 cases in Mercer County, five each in Fayette, Monroe and Wyoming Counties and four in Raleigh County.

Another 101 West Virginians recovered from the virus for a total of 7,010. That brings the active cases up by 80 to 1,806. The cumulative percent positive remained steady at 2.38-percent while the daily percent positive is 2.26-percent.

Here is the latest map on the School Alert System:

CASES PER COUNTY: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).

Please note that 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.

The dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov has been updated to include the school alert system, a 7-day trend and a cumulative summary among many other features.


10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020: West Virginia is seeing a decrease in COVID-19 cases as of the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) report on Wednesday. The cumulative percent positive fell by 1/100 of a percent to 2.38-percent. The daily percent positive was also down from the previous day at 2.14-percent.

The death toll in the Mountain State rose to 166. The latest fatalities are a 72-year old woman from Cabell County and a 69-year old woman from Kanawha County.

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

There were 70 new cases reported for a total of 8,801 from 369,546 tests. The active cases fell by 104 to 1,726. There were four new cases in Raleigh County, three in Fayette County, two in Monroe County and one each in McDowell and Mercer Counties.

Recoveries rose by 172 to 6,909. Here is a look at the latest map from the School Alert System.

CASES PER COUNTY: 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).

Please note that 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. Such is the case of Greenbrier, Jefferson, Mineral, and Ohio counties in this report.

The dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov has been updated to include the school alert system, a 7-day trend and a cumulative summary among many other features.


10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020: Another four West Virginians have passed away from COVID-19. This brings the total to 164. Among those who died are two people from Raleigh County, an 80-year-old man and a 74-year old man. The other two fatalities are a 90-year old man from Logan County, and an 86-year old man from Kanawha County.

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

There were 99 new cases identified in West Virginia according to the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). The total cases is now 8,731 from 365,551 tests. There were seven new cases in Fayette County, two in Raleigh County and one in Mercer County.

Active cases fell by 111 to 1,830. The cumulative percent positive is holding at 2.39-percent with a daily percent positive of 2.19-percent. West Virginia now is using a modified version of the Harvard-Model based on a rolling seven day average of cases per 100,000 people. This will determine how school will be held once classes begin. Here is a look at the map from Tuesday morning:

CASES PER COUNTY: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).

Please note that 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. Such is the case of Hancock, McDowell, Wayne, and Wyoming counties in this report.

The dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov has been updated to include the school alert system, a 7-day trend and a cumulative summary among many other features.


10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 17, 2020: According to the Monday morning report from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) there were more recoveries than new cases of COVID-19. The cumulative percent positive fell 0.02-percent to 2.39-percent. The daily percent positive was 1.18-percent.

There were 68 new cases identified in Mountain State for a total of 8,632 from 360,669 tests. Raleigh County reported nine new cases bringing the cases there to 304. Mercer County had three new cases and Wyoming County had one new case.

Active cases in WV fell by 34 to 1,941. There were 102 recoveries for a total of 6,531. Here is a look at the rolling 7-day incidence rate in West Virginia.

CASES PER COUNTY: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).

The DHHR’s daily report combines probable cases with confirmed cases. Here is is the breakdown of how those cases were reported:

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. Such is the case of Fayette, Harrison, Randolph, and Upshur counties in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. Data is published daily at 10 a.m. on the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov.


10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced 107 new cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State, bringing the states total to 8,564 cases. The total number of deaths stayed the same at 160.

Mercer County has 13 new cases. Raleigh has five new cases. Fayette County has four new cases. And Greenbrier, McDowell, Summers and Wyoming Counties all have one new case.

The number of active cases stayed the same at 1,999, with 6,298 recoveries in West Virginia. The Cumulative percent positive is at 2.42-percent and the daily percent positive is 3.10-percent.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (33), Berkeley (734), Boone (118), Braxton (8), Brooke (76), Cabell (450), Calhoun (7), Clay (18), Doddridge (6), Fayette (170), Gilmer (18), Grant (131), Greenbrier (96), Hampshire (88), Hancock (113), Hardy (63), Harrison (248), Jackson (168), Jefferson (305), Kanawha (1,080), Lewis (28), Lincoln (108), Logan (356), Marion (199), Marshall (130), Mason (73), McDowell (67), Mercer (240), Mineral (127), Mingo (201), Monongalia (989), Monroe (20), Morgan (33), Nicholas (39), Ohio (279), Pendleton (43), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston (130), Putnam (218), Raleigh (297), Randolph (214), Ritchie (3), Roane (19), Summers (19), Taylor (74), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (40), Wayne (221), Webster (4), Wetzel (44), Wirt (7), Wood (283), Wyoming (47).

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. Such is the case of Wetzel County in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. Data is published daily at 10 a.m. on the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced three additional fatalities due to COVID-19 in the Mountain State. There are now 160 fatalities reported.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 67-year old woman from Pleasants County, an 88-year old woman from Mercer County and a 95-year old women from Logan County.

“I urge everyone in West Virginia to do their part to reduce the spread of this virus throughout our communities so we can protect one another and prevent further loss of life,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

There are 183 new cases identified in the state bringing the total to 8,457 total cases. In Southern West Virginia, Raleigh County reported 10 new cases, eight in Mercer, and one new case in Greenbrier, McDowell, and Summers counties.

1,999 West Virginian’s actively have the virus.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (31), Berkeley (733), Boone (117), Braxton (8), Brooke (74), Cabell (447), Calhoun (6), Clay (18), Doddridge (6), Fayette (166), Gilmer (18), Grant (131), Greenbrier (95), Hampshire (86), Hancock (112), Hardy (63), Harrison (243), Jackson (166), Jefferson (304), Kanawha (1,066), Lewis (28), Lincoln (105), Logan (354), Marion (199), Marshall (130), Mason (70), McDowell (66), Mercer (227), Mineral (126), Mingo (200), Monongalia (986), Monroe (20), Morgan (32), Nicholas (39), Ohio (278), Pendleton (42), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston (128), Putnam (216), Raleigh (292), Randolph (213), Ritchie (3), Roane (19), Summers (18), Taylor (61), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (38), Wayne (218), Webster (4), Wetzel (45), Wirt (7), Wood (275), Wyoming (46).


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced four additional fatalities due to COVID-19 in the Mountain State. There are now 157 fatalities reported. Of those one was a 97-year-old man from Mercer County. The other three were in Logan County, a 77-year old woman, an 84-year old woman , and a 73-year old man

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

There are 123 new cases identified for a total of 8,274 from 344,530 tests. Every county in southeastern WV is reporting new positive cases. There are 14 in Raleigh County, nine in Wyoming County, seven in Fayette County, four each in Mercer and McDowell Counties, two each in Greenbrier and Summers Counties and one each in Monroe and Pocahontas County. The Virginia Department of Health reports three new cases in Tazewell County.

The daily percent positive is 2.33 with a cumulative percent positive of 2.40. Some of the increase in cases is due to the DHHR combining confirmed and probable cases. Here is the breakdown by county:

CASES PER COUNTY: 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).

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 note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

On August 12, 2020, DHHR announced that both confirmed and probable deaths will be reported on the dashboard, per CDC guidelines. Probable deaths are defined as decedents who had no known positive laboratory test for COVID-19 but whose death certificate lists COVID-19 as a cause of death or contributing factor, or decedents who were symptomatic and had a known exposure to COVID-19.

Data is published daily at 10 a.m. on the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov.


10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020: West Virginia saw another triple digit increase in COVID-19 cases, but no new deaths were reported.

143 more West Virginians contracted COVID-19 in Thursday’s report from the DHHR, including 9 in Raleigh County, 7 in Mercer, 6 in Wyoming, 5 in Fayette, 2 in McDowell, and 1 in Summers. It brings the state’s total amount of cases to date at 8,151.

57 more active cases in West Virginia were reported, bringing the tally to 1,952. However, 85 more people statewide recovered from the coronavirus, including 7 in Raleigh County. Collectively, 6,045 West Virginians beat COVID-19 to date.

CASES PER COUNTY: 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).

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. Such is the case of Greenbrier, Hancock, McDowell, Monroe, Upshur counties in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. Visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020: Another six West Virginians have passed away from COVID-19. Among those are three in Mercer County. The Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) confirmed they are an 85-year old man, an 81-year old woman and, a 79-year old woman. The others who passed away are an 80-year old man from Logan County, an 82-year old woman from Grant County, and a 42-year old man from Logan County.

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

Total positive cases rose by 133 to 8,008 with 335,075 tests returned. There are eight more cases in Raleigh County, five in Mercer County, three in Wyoming County, and one each in Fayette and Summers County. The Virginia Department of Health is reporting an additional case in Tazewell County bringing the total their to 123.

The number of active cases in WV increased by 30 to 1,895. There were 97 recoveries for a total of 5,960. The cumulative percent positive is 2.39-percent with a daily percent positive of 2.85-percent.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/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).

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. Such is the case of Greenbrier, Hancock, McDowell, Monroe, Upshur counties in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. Visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020: Another six deaths due to COVID-19 are reported by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). This brings the death toll to 147. These included a 71-year old woman from Wyoming County, an 89-year old woman from Mercer County, and an 82-year old woman from Mercer County.

The other fatalities are a 72-year old woman from Logan County, an 89-year old woman from Grant County, and an 83-year old woman from Grant County.

“As this pandemic continues, it doesn’t get any easier to report the deaths of our residents. Our sincere condolences are extended to these families,” said Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary of DHHR.

There are 121 new positive cases identified from 3,561 tests from Monday to Tuesday. The total number of positive cases is 7,875 from 330,447 tests. The cumulative positive percentage is 2.38-percent with a daily percent positive of 2.45-percent.

There were 164 recoveries for a total of 5,863. Active cases fell by 49 to 1,865. Raleigh County reported three new cases and one probable. Mercer County and Tazewell County, Virginia also recorded three new cases. Summers and Fayette Counties have two new cases and Pocahontas County has one.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (672/27), Boone (105/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (66/1), Cabell (399/10), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (18/0), Doddridge (6/0), Fayette (153/1), Gilmer (17/0), Grant (120/1), Greenbrier (93/0), Hampshire (76/0), Hancock (108/4), Hardy (60/1), Harrison (229/3), Jackson (165/0), Jefferson (289/7), Kanawha (947/13), Lewis (27/1), Lincoln (94/0), Logan (246/0), Marion (188/4), Marshall (126/4), Mason (63/0), McDowell (60/1), Mercer (203/0), Mineral (123/2), Mingo (180/2), Monongalia (933/17), Monroe (20/1), Morgan (29/1), Nicholas (36/1), Ohio (269/3), Pendleton (41/1), Pleasants (13/1), Pocahontas (41/1), Preston (104/21), Putnam (199/1), Raleigh (251/8), Randolph (206/5), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (16/0), Summers (14/0), Taylor (58/1), Tucker (10/0), Tyler (15/0), Upshur (37/3), Wayne (210/2), Webster (4/0), Wetzel (43/1), Wirt (7/0), Wood (244/12), Wyoming (34/0).

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. Such is the case of Lewis and McDowell counties in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. Visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.

On July 24, 2020, Gov. Jim Justice announced that DHHR, the agency in charge of reporting the number of COVID-19 cases will transition from providing twice-daily updates to one report every 24 hours. This became effective August 1, 2020.


10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10, 2020: The cumulative percent positive reported by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) fell by 0.01-percent on Monday. It is currently 2.37-percent with a daily percent positive of 1.51-percent.

There were 60 new cases identified in Friday’s report for a total of 7,754 from 326,886 tests returned. This included four in Mercer County bringing that total to 200. There were also three each in Fayette and Wyoming Counties, two each in McDowell and Raleigh Counties and one in Summers County.

The DHHR reported there are now 141 deaths. Health officers confirmed an 83-year old man from Kanawha County and a 74-year old man from Logan County passed away.

“We mourn with all families suffering the loss of loved ones due to COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

Active cases rose by 31 to 1,914. There were also 21 recoveries for a total of 5,699.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (671/27), Boone (101/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (63/1), Cabell (395/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (18/0), Doddridge (6/0), Fayette (151/0), Gilmer (17/0), Grant (120/1), Greenbrier (93/0), Hampshire (76/0), Hancock (108/4), Hardy (60/1), Harrison (223/3), Jackson (165/0), Jefferson (289/7), Kanawha (925/13), Lewis (28/1), Lincoln (87/0), Logan (234/0), Marion (187/4), Marshall (126/4), Mason (56/0), McDowell (63/1), Mercer (200/0), Mineral (121/2), Mingo (171/2), Monongalia (928/17), Monroe (20/1), Morgan (28/1), Nicholas (36/1), Ohio (266/3), Pendleton (40/1), Pleasants (11/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (104/21), Putnam (194/1), Raleigh (248/7), Randolph (205/5), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (15/0), Summers (12/0), Taylor (55/1), Tucker (10/0), Tyler (13/0), Upshur (37/3), Wayne (208/2), Webster (4/0), Wetzel (43/0), Wirt (7/0), Wood (238/12), Wyoming (34/0).

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.  Such is the case of Marshall and Pleasants counties in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. Visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.

On July 24, 2020, Gov. Jim Justice announced that DHHR, the agency in charge of reporting the number of COVID-19 cases will transition from providing twice-daily updates to one report every 24 hours. This became effective August 1, 2020.


10 a.m. Sunday, Aug 9, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reported right new COVID-19 related deaths in the Mountain State Sunday morning.

They confirmed the deaths of eight individuals from Mercer County from the Princeton Health Care Center. Those who died include an 80-year old woman, an 87-year old woman, an 86-year old woman, a 79-year old woman, a 91-year old woman, a 78-year old woman, an 89-year old woman, and a 76-year old man. 

“We are deeply saddened by the passing of these eight West Virginians,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Our condolences are extended to these families during their time of grief.”

The deaths occurred over the course of the last few weeks but were not reported in an official capacity due to personnel changes at the Mercer County Health Department. A total of 11 individuals have died from the Princeton Health Care Center; three of these deaths were previously reported by DHHR.

131 new cases of the virus were also reported Sunday morning. Raleigh County saw the highest increase in our area with 26 new cases. Mercer County had 14 new cases. Fayette and McDowell Counties had four new cases. And Greenbrier and Summers Counties saw 1 new case each.

A total of 5,678 people have recovered, while there are 1,877 active cases of COVID-19.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (669/27), Boone (101/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (63/1), Cabell (391/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (18/0), Doddridge (6/0), Fayette (148/0), Gilmer (16/0), Grant (120/1), Greenbrier (93/0), Hampshire (76/0), Hancock (108/4), Hardy (57/1), Harrison (218/3), Jackson (162/0), Jefferson (287/7), Kanawha (922/13), Lewis (28/1), Lincoln (87/0), Logan (228/0), Marion (187/4), Marshall (127/4), Mason (56/0), McDowell (61/1), Mercer (196/0), Mineral (119/2), Mingo (171/2), Monongalia (922/17), Monroe (20/1), Morgan (27/1), Nicholas (36/1), Ohio (265/3), Pendleton (39/1), Pleasants (12/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (104/21), Putnam (194/1), Raleigh (246/7), Randolph (205/5), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (15/0), Summers (11/0), Taylor (55/1), Tucker (10/0), Tyler (13/0), Upshur (37/3), Wayne (206/2), Webster (4/0), Wetzel (42/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (235/12), Wyoming (31/0).

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.  Such is the case of Lincoln County in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. Visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reported four new COVID-19 related deaths in the Mountain State Saturday morning.

The latest victims were a 70-year old man from Cabell County, a 38-year old woman from Kanawha County, and an 84-year old and 77 year-old woman from Fayette County.

“It is with a heavy heart that we confirm the deaths of these four West Virginians,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

130 new cases of the virus were also reported in West Virginia Saturday morning. Raleigh County saw 12 new cases, Mercer reported five, four in Fayette County, three in Summers and one additional case was reported in Greenbrier County.

5,609 people have recovered from the virus, while 1,823 people actively have the virus.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 7, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports 5,266 tests were returned from Thursday to Friday bringing the total tests to 312,521. Of those there were 156 new positive cases. The total number positives in West Virginia is now 7,433.

In West Virginia’s southeastern counties there are 27 new cases. The largest number of new cases was in McDowell County were there were nine reported. Raleigh County showed an increase of five. There were three each in Fayette, Greenbrier and Mercer Counties. Monroe and Wyoming Counties each showed an increase of two.

There were three new deaths reported in West Virginia bringing the total to 127. These include an 81-year old woman from Pleasants County, a 66-year old man from Mingo County and a 73-year old man from Mingo County.

“We offer our deepest sympathies to the families as our state grieves more losses due to COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

Active cases in the Mountain State fell by 27 to 1,796. There were 180 recoveries for a total of 5,510. The cumulative percent positive rose slightly to 2.38-percent and the daily percent positive is 2.66-percent.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (658/28), Boone (97/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (61/1), Cabell (364/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/1), Doddridge (5/0), Fayette (140/0), Gilmer (16/0), Grant (116/1), Greenbrier (91/0), Hampshire (76/0), Hancock (105/4), Hardy (57/1), Harrison (213/1), Jackson (162/0), Jefferson (288/6), Kanawha (885/13), Lewis (28/1), Lincoln (81/0), Logan (209/0), Marion (179/4), Marshall (126/4), Mason (54/0), McDowell (57/1), Mercer (177/0), Mineral (115/2), Mingo (156/2), Monongalia (918/17), Monroe (20/1), Morgan (25/1), Nicholas (35/1), Ohio (263/3), Pendleton (39/1), Pleasants (11/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (101/21), Putnam (185/1), Raleigh (208/7), Randolph (204/4), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (15/0), Summers (7/0), Taylor (55/1), Tucker (11/0), Tyler (13/0), Upshur (36/3), Wayne (198/2), Webster (4/0), Wetzel (42/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (231/12), Wyoming (31/0).

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. Such is the case of Preston County in this report.

Specifically regarding the change in cases for Grant and Pendleton counties in this report, when the tests were administered in these counties the facility left some address fields blank therefore the address on file resorted back to the historic address on file for an individual which was not necessarily considered their current address.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. Visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020: Thousands of tests in West Virginia reveal 118 new cases and kept daily percent positive down. The Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) tested 4,812 people from Wednesday to Thursday morning. The total tests are now 307,255. Total positive cases in WV are now 7,277.

There were 13 new cases identified in the southeastern counties. Wyoming had the largest increase, by 5. Raleigh and Fayette Counties each had three new cases. McDowell and Mercer Counties each had one. Mercer County has the most active cases in the area with 132.

The active cases rose by six across the state to 1,823. There were 112 recoveries reported for a total of 5,330. The cumulative percent positive held steady at 2.37-percent and the daily percent positive fell to 2.42-percent.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (647/28), Boone (95/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (60/1), Cabell (358/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/1), Doddridge (5/0), Fayette (137/0), Gilmer (16/0), Grant (96/1), Greenbrier (88/0), Hampshire (76/0), Hancock (103/4), Hardy (56/1), Harrison (206/1), Jackson (160/0), Jefferson (288/6), Kanawha (863/13), Lewis (27/1), Lincoln (79/0), Logan (176/0), Marion (175/4), Marshall (125/3), Mason (53/0), McDowell (48/1), Mercer (174/0), Mineral (114/2), Mingo (154/2), Monongalia (913/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (25/1), Nicholas (34/1), Ohio (262/3), Pendleton (57/1), Pleasants (9/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (101/22), Putnam (177/1), Raleigh (203/7), Randolph (203/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (7/0), Taylor (55/1), Tucker (11/0), Tyler (13/0), Upshur (36/3), Wayne (194/2), Webster (4/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (230/12), Wyoming (29/0).

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. Such is the case of Barbour, Preston, and Marshall counties in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. Visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020: An additional 4,153 tests overnight revealed 108 new cases of COVID-19 in West Virginia. The Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reported there are 7,159 cases of COVID-19 from 302,443 tests.

Raleigh County saw a surge of nine cases to reach 200 total since the pandemic began. Of those 62 remain active. Mercer County has six new cases, Fayette County has three, McDowell has two and Greenbrier, Summers and Wyoming each reported one new case from 10 a.m. on Tuesday.

The good news is the total active cases in the state fell by 47 to 1,817. There were 155 recoveries reported for a total of 5,218. The cumulative percent positive rose slightly to 2.37-percent and the daily percent positive is 2.55-percent

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (30/0), Berkeley (643/27), Boone (92/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (60/1), Cabell (353/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/1), Doddridge (4/0), Fayette (134/0), Gilmer (16/0), Grant (88/1), Greenbrier (88/0), Hampshire (75/0), Hancock (102/4), Hardy (53/1), Harrison (203/1), Jackson (158/0), Jefferson (287/5), Kanawha (843/13), Lewis (27/1), Lincoln (75/0), Logan (162/0), Marion (175/4), Marshall (126/3), Mason (51/0), McDowell (47/1), Mercer (173/0), Mineral (114/2), Mingo (151/2), Monongalia (913/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (25/1), Nicholas (32/1), Ohio (262/1), Pendleton (41/1), Pleasants (8/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (102/23), Putnam (173/1), Raleigh (200/7), Randolph (203/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (7/0), Taylor (54/1), Tucker (11/0), Tyler (12/0), Upshur (36/3), Wayne (192/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (228/12), Wyoming (24/0).

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 note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. Visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020: Another seven West Virginians passed away from COVID-19. That is the latest from the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) on Tuesday morning. The youngest was 43-years-old. The death toll in WV is now 124. Here is a list of the most recent fatalities.

  • 70-year old man from Preston County
  • 55-year old woman from Taylor County
  • 68-year old woman from Kanawha County
  • 73-year old man from Marshall County
  • 92-year old man from Grant County
  • 43-year old man from Mingo County
  • 91-year old man from Wood County.

“Each death reported is a solemn reminder of the seriousness of this disease. We send our deepest sympathy to these families,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

There are also 78 new cases of the illness identified in the Mountain State bringing to 7,051 from 298,290 tests. There are two new cases each in McDowell, Mercer and Raleigh Counties. The cumulative percent positive held steady at 2.36-percent and the daily percent positive dropped to 2.41-percent.

The good news is active cases fell by 73 to 1,865. There were 144 recoveries overnight bringing that total to 5,062.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (637/24), Boone (88/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (60/1), Cabell (341/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/1), Doddridge (4/0), Fayette (131/0), Gilmer (16/0), Grant (80/1), Greenbrier (87/0), Hampshire (74/0), Hancock (100/4), Hardy (53/1), Harrison (198/1), Jackson (158/0), Jefferson (287/5), Kanawha (835/13), Lewis (26/1), Lincoln (68/1), Logan (157/0), Marion (174/4), Marshall (126/3), Mason (50/0), McDowell (45/1), Mercer (167/0), Mineral (112/2), Mingo (142/2), Monongalia (913/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (25/1), Nicholas (32/1), Ohio (259/1), Pendleton (40/1), Pleasants (7/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (102/23), Putnam (173/1), Raleigh (191/7), Randolph (203/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (6/0), Taylor (52/1), Tucker (11/0), Tyler (12/0), Upshur (36/3), Wayne (189/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (228/12), Wyoming (23/0).

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. Such is the case of Kanawha and Marion counties in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. Visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced 119 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday. The total number of cases is now 6,973. There were 16 new cases identified in the southeastern counties. McDowell County reported seven, six are in Raleigh County, two in Fayette County and one in Mercer County.

There are 3,831 people who were tested since Sunday morning. Total tests are now 294,902. There are 1,938 active cases and 21 recoveries for a total of 4,918. The cumulative percent positive showed a small rise to 2.36-percent. The daily percent positive is 3.18-percent.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (634/23), Boone (79/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (60/1), Cabell (328/10), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (4/0), Fayette (131/0), Gilmer (16/0), Grant (80/1), Greenbrier (87/0), Hampshire (74/0), Hancock (98/4), Hardy (53/1), Harrison (197/1), Jackson (157/0), Jefferson (287/5), Kanawha (838/13), Lewis (26/1), Lincoln (67/1), Logan (154/0), Marion (175/4), Marshall (125/2), Mason (49/0), McDowell (43/1), Mercer (165/0), Mineral (111/2), Mingo (132/2), Monongalia (909/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (25/1), Nicholas (31/1), Ohio (255/0), Pendleton (37/1), Pleasants (7/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (101/23), Putnam (171/1), Raleigh (189/7), Randolph (202/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (6/0), Taylor (52/1), Tucker (11/0), Tyler (12/0), Upshur (36/2), Wayne (183/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (225/11), Wyoming (23/0).

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. Such is the case of Brooke and Randolph counties in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. Visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.

On July 24, 2020, Gov. Jim Justice announced that DHHR, the agency in charge of reporting the number of COVID-19 cases, will transition from providing twice-daily updates to one report every 24 hours. This became effective August 1, 2020.


10 a.m. Sunday, August 2, 2020 : According to Sunday morning’s DHHR report, there have been 291,071 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 6,854 total cases and 117 deaths.

The latest victim was a 79 year-old man from Kanawha County. “We join with the family in grieving the passing of this gentleman,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

Active cases rose to 1,840 while 4,897 people have recovered from the virus.

25 new cases were reported in Mercer County, 7 new cases in Raleigh, two cases in Greenbrier, 5 in McDowell and two in Wyoming County.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (633/22), Boone (77/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (61/1), Cabell (319/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (4/0), Fayette (129/0), Gilmer (16/0), Grant (76/1), Greenbrier (87/0), Hampshire (74/0), Hancock (95/4), Hardy (53/1), Harrison (192/1), Jackson (157/0), Jefferson (284/5), Kanawha (809/13), Lewis (26/1), Lincoln (67/1), Logan (148/0), Marion (172/4), Marshall (123/2), Mason (46/0), McDowell (36/1), Mercer (164/0), Mineral (108/2), Mingo (125/2), Monongalia (900/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (25/1), Nicholas (30/1), Ohio (252/0), Pendleton (36/1), Pleasants (7/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (100/23), Putnam (166/1), Raleigh (183/6), Randolph (204/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (6/0), Taylor (52/1), Tucker (10/0), Tyler (12/0), Upshur (36/2), Wayne (182/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (224/11), Wyoming (23/0).


10 a.m. Saturday, August 1, 2020: The Department of Health and Human Resources identified 93 new cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State since Friday evening.

They will now be releasing number updates in a one time daily report at 10:00 a.m. The active cases rose to 1,761 while more than 4,000 West Virginians have recovered from the virus.

Three new cases were reported in Fayette County, six in McDowell, ten in Raleigh and one additional in Mercer.

Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (629/22), Boone (76/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (60/1), Cabell (316/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (4/0), Fayette (129/0), Gilmer (16/0), Grant (72/1), Greenbrier (85/0), Hampshire (74/0), Hancock (96/4), Hardy (53/1), Harrison (186/1), Jackson (157/0), Jefferson (282/5), Kanawha (795/13), Lewis (25/1), Lincoln (62/0), Logan (137/0), Marion (168/4), Marshall (122/2), Mason (46/0), McDowell (31/1), Mercer (139/0), Mineral (107/2), Mingo (123/2), Monongalia (893/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (25/1), Nicholas (30/1), Ohio (249/0), Pendleton (36/1), Pleasants (7/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (100/23), Putnam (162/1), Raleigh (176/6), Randolph (204/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (6/0), Taylor (51/1), Tucker (10/0), Tyler (12/0), Upshur (36/2), Wayne (180/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (223/11), Wyoming (21/0).


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — 5 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2020: Some good news from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) on Friday evening. The active cases fell by 1 to 1,711. There were 64 new cases identified bringing the total to 6,642 from 283,848 tests. There were seven in Raleigh County, two in Mercer County and one in Fayette County.

The number of recoveries was up by 65 for a total of 4,815. The cumulative percent positive remained steady at 2.34-percent and the daily percent positive fell to 2.82-percent.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (623/22), Boone (76/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (59/1), Cabell (306/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (4/0), Fayette (126/0), Gilmer (16/0), Grant (67/1), Greenbrier (85/0), Hampshire (73/0), Hancock (93/4), Hardy (53/1), Harrison (182/1), Jackson (157/0), Jefferson (283/5), Kanawha (785/13), Lewis (25/1), Lincoln (61/0), Logan (133/0), Marion (166/4), Marshall (122/2), Mason (45/0), McDowell (25/1), Mercer (138/0), Mineral (107/2), Mingo (119/2), Monongalia (880/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (25/1), Nicholas (30/1), Ohio (248/0), Pendleton (36/1), Pleasants (7/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (99/23), Putnam (158/1), Raleigh (166/6), Randolph (204/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (6/0), Taylor (51/1), Tucker (9/0), Tyler (12/0), Upshur (36/2), Wayne (180/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (222/11), Wyoming (20/0).

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.  Such is the case of Nicholas, Preston, Summers, and Wyoming counties in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


10 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2020: Deaths from COVID-19 in West Virginia rose to 116 on Friday morning. The latest person to pass away is a 98-year-old man from Raleigh County.

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

The number of new cases rose by 156 to 6,578 from 281,451 tests. The cumulative percent positive rose to 2.34-percent with a daily percent positive of 2.94-percent. There are 33 additional cases locally. The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports 8 each in Raleigh and Mercer Counties, 5 in McDowell County, two each in Summers and Wyoming Counties and one each in Fayette and Greenbrier Counties. The Virginia Department of Health reports six new cases in Tazewell County.

Active cases in West Virginia rose by 108 to 1,712. There were 47 recoveries reported in the Mountain State.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (620/22), Boone (75/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (59/1), Cabell (303/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (4/0), Fayette (125/0), Gilmer (16/0), Grant (66/1), Greenbrier (85/0), Hampshire (71/0), Hancock (93/3), Hardy (53/1), Harrison (178/1), Jackson (157/0), Jefferson (282/5), Kanawha (776/13), Lewis (25/1), Lincoln (59/0), Logan (131/0), Marion (166/4), Marshall (120/2), Mason (45/0), McDowell (25/1), Mercer (136/0), Mineral (105/2), Mingo (115/2), Monongalia (869/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (25/1), Nicholas (31/1), Ohio (246/0), Pendleton (36/1), Pleasants (6/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (100/23), Putnam (157/1), Raleigh (159/5), Randolph (204/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (7/0), Taylor (51/1), Tucker (9/0), Tyler (12/0), Upshur (36/2), Wayne (177/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (220/11), Wyoming (21/0).

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 note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


5 p.m. Thursday, July, 30, 2020: Recoveries outpaced new cases of COVID-19 in West Virginia on Thursday. In the evening report from the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), active cases fell by 18 to 1,604. There were 63 recoveries, bringing the total to 4,703.

There were also three more fatalities in the Mountain State bringing that total to 115. The youngest was a 49-year-old woman from Ohio County. The other two were a 59-year-old man and an 85-year-old woman. They were both from Logan County.

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

The total number of cases rose by 48 to 6,422 from 277,343 tests. The cumulative percent positive held steady at 2.32-percent with a daily percent positive of 2.60-percent. There were two new cases each in Mercer and Raleigh Counties and one each in Greenbrier, McDowell and Wyoming Counties.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (615/22), Boone (71/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (53/1), Cabell (300/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (4/0), Fayette (124/0), Gilmer (16/0), Grant (65/1), Greenbrier (84/0), Hampshire (70/0), Hancock (89/3), Hardy (53/1), Harrison (175/1), Jackson (157/0), Jefferson (281/5), Kanawha (743/13), Lewis (25/1), Lincoln (55/1), Logan (112/0), Marion (166/4), Marshall (119/2), Mason (45/0), McDowell (20/1), Mercer (128/0), Mineral (102/2), Mingo (111/2), Monongalia (853/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (29/1), Ohio (244/0), Pendleton (36/1), Pleasants (6/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (98/22), Putnam (151/1), Raleigh (151/5), Randolph (203/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (5/0), Taylor (45/1), Tucker (9/0), Tyler (12/0), Upshur (36/2), Wayne (176/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (220/11), Wyoming (19/0).

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 note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


10 a.m. Thursday, July 30, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced 48 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday morning. The total cases rose to 6,374 from 275,284 tests. There was one new case in Raleigh County.

The number of active cases dropped by 3 to 1,622 with 51 people who recovered. The total recoveries stand at 4,640. West Virginia’s cumulative percent positive is up by 1/100th of a percent to 2.32. The daily percent positive is 3.03-percent.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (612/22), Boone (70/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (53/1), Cabell (297/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (4/0), Fayette (124/0), Gilmer (14/0), Grant (65/1), Greenbrier (83/0), Hampshire (70/0), Hancock (89/3), Hardy (53/1), Harrison (175/1), Jackson (157/0), Jefferson (280/5), Kanawha (734/13), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (53/2), Logan (108/0), Marion (165/4), Marshall (116/2), Mason (45/0), McDowell (19/1), Mercer (126/0), Mineral (102/2), Mingo (110/2), Monongalia (851/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (28/1), Ohio (243/0), Pendleton (34/1), Pleasants (6/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (98/22), Putnam (149/1), Raleigh (149/5), Randolph (203/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (5/0), Taylor (44/1), Tucker (9/0), Tyler (11/0), Upshur (36/2), Wayne (176/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (219/11), Wyoming (18/0).

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. Such is the case of Lincoln and Pendleton counties in this report. 

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


5 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2020: There were 57 new cases of COVID-19 in the state on Wednesday evening’s update. There are six additional cases in Raleigh, two in Fayette, and one each in McDowell, Mercer and Wyoming Counties.

The death toll rose to 112, the latest victim is a 74-year-old woman from Mercer County.

“To lose yet another West Virginian is truly heartbreaking,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

The total number of cases in the state is 6,326 from 273,988 tests returned. The active cases stand at 1,624 with 4,589 recoveries. Some good news, 78 people have recovered from the virus since Wednesday morning. The cumulative percent positive remains at 2.31-percent with a daily percent positive as of the evening report at 2.64-percent.

(Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (609/22), Boone (69/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (53/1), Cabell (288/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (4/0), Fayette (124/0), Gilmer (14/0), Grant (65/1), Greenbrier (83/0), Hampshire (68/0), Hancock (89/3), Hardy (51/1), Harrison (175/1), Jackson (157/0), Jefferson (280/5), Kanawha (716/13), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (54/2), Logan (106/0), Marion (163/4), Marshall (116/2), Mason (45/0), McDowell (19/1), Mercer (126/0), Mineral (100/2), Mingo (109/2), Monongalia (850/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (28/1), Ohio (243/0), Pendleton (35/1), Pleasants (6/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (97/22), Putnam (146/1), Raleigh (148/5), Randolph (203/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (5/0), Taylor (42/1), Tucker (9/0), Tyler (11/0), Upshur (36/2), Wayne (176/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (219/11), Wyoming (18/0).


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2020: Another 66 active cases of COVID-19 are reported in West Virginia on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. There were 96 new cases in the state and 30 recoveries. Mercer County continues to see a surge with 14 new cases. There are four additional cases in Raleigh County and two in McDowell County.

The total number of cases in the state is 6,269 from 271,811 tests. The active cases stand at 1,647 with 4,511 recoveries. The cumulative percent positive rose again to 2.31-percent with a daily percent positive as of the morning report at 3.95-percent.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (609/22), Boone (69/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (52/1), Cabell (282/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (3/0), Fayette (122/0), Gilmer (14/0), Grant (65/1), Greenbrier (83/0), Hampshire (67/0), Hancock (88/5), Hardy (51/1), Harrison (170/1), Jackson (157/0), Jefferson (280/5), Kanawha (710/13), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (54/2), Logan (103/0), Marion (158/4), Marshall (114/2), Mason (41/0), McDowell (18/1), Mercer (125/0), Mineral (101/2), Mingo (109/2), Monongalia (839/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (27/1), Ohio (241/0), Pendleton (36/1), Pleasants (6/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (97/22), Putnam (146/1), Raleigh (142/5), Randolph (203/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (5/0), Taylor (42/1), Tucker (9/0), Tyler (11/0), Upshur (36/2), Wayne (176/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (218/11), Wyoming (17/0).

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.  Such is the case of Putnam County in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


5 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2020: Another three deaths due to COVID-19 were reported by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). Of those, two were in Mercer County, a 77-year old woman and an 87-year old woman. The third is a 60-year-old woman from Preston County.

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

There were 54 new cases identified for a total of 6,173 from 269,704 tests. Among those, four are in Raleigh County, three in Mercer County, two in McDowell County and one in Fayette County. The cumulative percent positive rose slightly to 2.29-percent. The daily percent positive was 3.18 percent on Tuesday evening.

There was some good news as active cases fell by 47 to 1,581. That was largely due to 100 recoveries being reported across the Mountain State. Here is the breakdown of cases:

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (605/22), Boone (68/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (51/1), Cabell (281/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (2/0), Fayette (122/0), Gilmer (14/0), Grant (46/1), Greenbrier (83/0), Hampshire (67/0), Hancock (87/5), Hardy (50/1), Harrison (168/1), Jackson (155/0), Jefferson (280/5), Kanawha (699/13), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (52/2), Logan (98/0), Marion (155/4), Marshall (111/2), Mason (41/0), McDowell (18/1), Mercer (111/0), Mineral (99/2), Mingo (106/2), Monongalia (829/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (26/1), Ohio (241/0), Pendleton (30/1), Pleasants (6/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (97/22), Putnam (152/1), Raleigh (138/4), Randolph (203/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (5/0), Taylor (39/1), Tucker (8/0), Tyler (11/0), Upshur (36/2), Wayne (176/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (218/11), Wyoming (17/0).

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. Such is the case of Preston County in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


10 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2020: A major spike in COVID-19 cases is reported in Mercer County. There were 65 new cases across West Virginia. Among those were 17 in Mercer County, three in Fayette, two in Raleigh, and one each in Greenbrier and Pocahontas Counties.

The total cases in the Mountain State on the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Tuesday morning report was 6,119 of 268,039 tests. The cumulative positive percent remained at 2.28-percent and the daily percent positive rose to 2.62-percent. There were two new deaths reported. There were an 87-year old woman from Wood County and a 47-year old woman from Berkeley County.

“We join with these families as they grieve the loss of their loved ones,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

Active cases rose by 12 for 1,628 which there were 49 recoveries for a total of 4,381. Here are the county breakdowns:

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (28/0), Berkeley (600/22), Boone (68/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (51/1), Cabell (281/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (2/0), Fayette (121/0), Gilmer (14/0), Grant (42/1), Greenbrier (83/0), Hampshire (65/0), Hancock (86/5), Hardy (50/1), Harrison (165/1), Jackson (154/0), Jefferson (280/5), Kanawha (697/13), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (51/2), Logan (93/0), Marion (155/4), Marshall (109/2), Mason (41/0), McDowell (16/1), Mercer (108/0), Mineral (96/2), Mingo (104/2), Monongalia (824/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (26/1), Ohio (241/0), Pendleton (27/1), Pleasants (6/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (98/22), Putnam (152/1), Raleigh (134/4), Randolph (203/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (5/0), Taylor (38/1), Tucker (8/0), Tyler (11/0), Upshur (34/2), Wayne (174/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (218/11), Wyoming (17/0).

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 note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


5 p.m. Monday, July 27, 2020: West Virginia reached the 6,000 mark of coronavirus cases in the latest update from the state’s Department of Health and Human Resources.

55 more cases were reported Monday evening, bringing West Virginia’s exact total to 6,054. The death toll remains at 106, and the cumulative percent positive stayed at 2.28-percent. Locally, nine new cases were confirmed, including Fayette (1), McDowell (2), Mercer (4), Raleigh (1), and Wyoming (1) counties.

However, there are 70 less active cases in the state, and 164 more West Virginians recovered from the virus, including in Fayette (2), Monroe (4), and Raleigh (5) counties.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (28/0), Berkeley (598/22), Boone (68/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (49/1), Cabell (277/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (2/0), Fayette (118/0), Gilmer (14/0), Grant (42/1), Greenbrier (82/0), Hampshire (64/0), Hancock (84/5), Hardy (50/1), Harrison (163/1), Jackson (153/0), Jefferson (279/5), Kanawha (694/13), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (50/2), Logan (92/0), Marion (155/4), Marshall (107/2), Mason (41/0), McDowell (16/1), Mercer (91/0), Mineral (96/2), Mingo (102/2), Monongalia (822/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (26/1), Ohio (229/0), Pendleton (27/1), Pleasants (6/1), Pocahontas (39/1), Preston (98/22), Putnam (149/1), Raleigh (132/4), Randolph (202/4), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (5/0), Taylor (38/1), Tucker (8/0), Tyler (11/0), Upshur (34/2), Wayne (174/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (218/11), Wyoming (17/0).

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 note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — 10 a.m. Monday, July 27, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources confirmed three more deaths from COVID-19. A 60-year old female from Wyoming County, an 84-year old female from Mineral County and a 93-year old female from Brooke County lost their lives to the virus. 106 West Virginians have died from COVID-19

The state is nearing 6,000 cases as 39 new cases were reported this morning bringing the total to 5,999. The cumulative percent positive remained the same Monday morning at 2.28-percent.

Two new cases were reported in Mercer County, and one new case in Raleigh and Summers Counties.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (28/0), Berkeley (598/20), Boone (70/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (47/1), Cabell (278/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (2/0), Fayette (117/0), Gilmer (14/0), Grant (42/1), Greenbrier (82/0), Hampshire (62/0), Hancock (81/4), Hardy (50/1), Harrison (161/1), Jackson (153/0), Jefferson (279/5), Kanawha (683/13), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (49/2), Logan (89/0), Marion (156/4), Marshall (98/2), Mason (41/0), McDowell (14/1), Mercer (87/0), Mineral (97/2), Mingo (99/2), Monongalia (814/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (23/1), Ohio (230/0), Pendleton (27/1), Pleasants (6/1), Pocahontas (39/1), Preston (98/22), Putnam (148/1), Raleigh (131/4), Randolph (202/4), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (6/0), Taylor (39/1), Tucker (8/0), Tyler (11/0), Upshur (34/2), Wayne (175/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (41/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (214/10), Wyoming (16/0).

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 note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)– 5 p.m. Sunday, July 26, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports 73 new cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State since Sunday morning’s report bringing the total positive cases to 5,960.

Recoveries continued to increase slightly to 4,168 while active cases are now at 1,689. The daily percent positive is 3.01-percent, while the cumulative percent positive is 2.28-percent.

Four new cases were reported in Raleigh County. Three new cases in Fayette County, and one new case in Greenbrier, Mercer, Summers and Wyoming Counties.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (28/0), Berkeley (593/19), Boone (70/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (47/1), Cabell (277/9), Calhoun (5/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (2/0), Fayette (117/0), Gilmer (14/0), Grant (41/1), Greenbrier (82/0), Hampshire (58/0), Hancock (81/4), Hardy (50/1), Harrison (161/1), Jackson (153/0), Jefferson (279/5), Kanawha (680/12), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (47/2), Logan (89/0), Marion (155/4), Marshall (98/2), Mason (40/0), McDowell (14/1), Mercer (85/0), Mineral (96/2), Mingo (95/2), Monongalia (811/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (23/1), Ohio (230/0), Pendleton (27/1), Pleasants (6/1), Pocahontas (39/1), Preston (98/22), Putnam (146/1), Raleigh (130/4), Randolph (202/4), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (5/0), Taylor (39/1), Tucker (8/0), Tyler (11/0), Upshur (33/2), Wayne (174/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (213/10), Wyoming (16/0).

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. Such is the case of Mason County in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m.. Sunday, July 26, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports 66 new cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State since Saturday evening’s report bringing the total positive cases to 5,887.

Recoveries increased slightly to 4,141 while active cases are now at 1,643. Right now the largest percentage of West Virginian’s testing positive are between the ages of 20-29.

No new cases were reported in any of the nine counties in our viewing area.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (28/0), Berkeley (589/19), Boone (70/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (47/1), Cabell (272/9), Calhoun (5/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (2/0), Fayette (114/0), Gilmer (14/0), Grant (40/1), Greenbrier (81/0), Hampshire (56/0), Hancock (81/4), Hardy (50/1), Harrison (159/1), Jackson (153/0), Jefferson (275/5), Kanawha (671/12), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (46/2), Logan (86/0), Marion (154/4), Marshall (97/1), Mason (41/0), McDowell (14/1), Mercer (84/0), Mineral (94/2), Mingo (91/2), Monongalia (801/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (22/1), Ohio (230/0), Pendleton (27/1), Pleasants (6/1), Pocahontas (39/1), Preston (97/22), Putnam (139/1), Raleigh (126/4), Randolph (201/4), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (4/0), Taylor (38/1), Tucker (8/0), Tyler (11/0), Upshur (33/2), Wayne (173/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (212/10), Wyoming (15/0).

CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)5 p.m.. Saturday, July 25, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced 49 news cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State since Saturday morning’s report. That brings the state total to 5,821.

The death toll sits at 103.

Some good news, recoveries continued to rise by 37 people Saturday evening, bringing the states total of recoveries to 4,115. Active cases across the Mountain state rose from Saturday mornings report to 1,603.

The cumulative percent positive rose a slightly to 2.27-percent, while the daily percent positive is 2.81-percent.

Five new cases were reported in Raleigh, three in Mercer, and two in Fayette County.

(Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (28/0), Berkeley (589/19), Boone (70/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (47/1), Cabell (259/9), Calhoun (5/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (1/0), Fayette (114/0), Gilmer (14/0), Grant (38/1), Greenbrier (81/0), Hampshire (56/0), Hancock (79/4), Hardy (49/1), Harrison (156/1), Jackson (153/0), Jefferson (275/5), Kanawha (655/12), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (46/2), Logan (76/0), Marion (153/4), Marshall (96/1), Mason (40/0), McDowell (14/1), Mercer (84/0), Mineral (93/2), Mingo (85/2), Monongalia (800/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (22/1), Ohio (228/0), Pendleton (27/1), Pleasants (6/1), Pocahontas (39/1), Preston (97/22), Putnam (135/1), Raleigh (126/4), Randolph (201/4), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (4/0), Taylor (38/1), Tucker (8/0), Tyler (11/0), Upshur (33/2), Wayne (173/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (211/10), Wyoming (15/0).

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. Such is the case of Braxton County in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS)10 a.m. Saturday, July 25, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced 77 news cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State. That brings the state total to 5,772.

Some good news, recoveries continued to rise by 65 people, bringing the states total of recoveries to 4,078. There are currently 1,591 active cases in the Mountain State. The cumulative percent positive rose a slightly to 2,26-percent.

Two new cases were reported in Mercer and Raleigh Counties, and one new case in Fayette and Monroe Counties.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (28/0), Berkeley (589/19), Boone (69/0), Braxton (7/0), Brooke (45/1), Cabell (258/9), Calhoun (5/0), Clay (17/0), Fayette (112/0), Gilmer (14/0), Grant (38/1), Greenbrier (81/0), Hampshire (55/0), Hancock (81/4), Hardy (49/1), Harrison (154/1), Jackson (153/0), Jefferson (274/5), Kanawha (648/12), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (44/2), Logan (72/0), Marion (149/4), Marshall (94/1), Mason (40/0), McDowell (13/1), Mercer (81/0), Mineral (89/2), Mingo (81/2), Monongalia (799/15), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (22/1), Ohio (227/0), Pendleton (27/1), Pleasants (6/1), Pocahontas (39/1), Preston (95/22), Putnam (135/1), Raleigh (121/4), Randolph (201/4), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (4/0), Taylor (39/1), Tucker (8/0), Tyler (11/0), Upshur (33/2), Wayne (173/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (41/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (211/10), Wyoming (15/0).

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. Such is the case of Braxton County in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — 5 p.m. Friday, July 24, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced 42 new cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State. That brings the state total to 5,695.

Recoveries nearly doubled since the Friday morning update with 67 people recovered from the virus. The total number of recoveries stands at 4,013. The cumulative percent positive rate remains at 2.25-percent.

Two new cases were reported in Summers, one new case in Raleigh Counties.

 (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (28/0), Berkeley (585/19), Boone (69/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (42/1), Cabell (248/9), Calhoun (5/0), Clay (17/0), Fayette (111/0), Gilmer (14/0), Grant (37/1), Greenbrier (81/0), Hampshire (55/0), Hancock (80/4), Hardy (49/1), Harrison (152/1), Jackson (153/0), Jefferson (273/5), Kanawha (641/12), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (36/2), Logan (66/0), Marion (148/4), Marshall (94/1), Mason (38/0), McDowell (13/1), Mercer (79/0), Mineral (87/2), Mingo (79/2), Monongalia (797/15), Monroe (17/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (22/1), Ohio (217/0), Pendleton (27/1), Pleasants (6/1), Pocahontas (39/1), Preston (94/21), Putnam (132/1), Raleigh (119/4), Randolph (201/4), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (12/0), Summers (4/0), Taylor (37/1), Tucker (8/0), Tyler (11/0), Upshur (33/2), Wayne (173/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (41/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (209/11), Wyoming (15/0).

As case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal 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. Such is the case of Hampshire and McDowell counties in this report.

Please note delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) –10 a.m. Friday, July 24, 2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced 5,653 total cases of COVID-19. That is up 103 from Thursdays evening update.

There were 33 people who recovered from the illness bringing that total to 3,946. The cumulative percent positive is 2.25-percent with a daily percent positive rose to 4.81-percent.

Four new cases in Fayette, two in McDowell and Raleigh, one in Mercer and Monroe Counties.

 (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (28/0), Berkeley (579/19), Boone (67/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (42/1), Cabell (243/9), Calhoun (5/0), Clay (17/0), Fayette (111/0), Gilmer (14/0), Grant (37/1), Greenbrier (82/0), Hampshire (55/0), Hancock (80/4), Hardy (49/1), Harrison (152/1), Jackson (153/0), Jefferson (273/5), Kanawha (641/12), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (38/1), Logan (66/0), Marion (146/4), Marshall (93/1), Mason (38/0), McDowell (13/0), Mercer (79/0), Mineral (87/2), Mingo (77/2), Monongalia (791/15), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (22/1), Ohio (217/0), Pendleton (25/1), Pleasants (5/1), Pocahontas (39/1), Preston (93/21), Putnam (132/1), Raleigh (118/4), Randolph (199/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (12/0), Summers (2/0), Taylor (35/1), Tucker (7/0), Tyler (11/0), Upshur (34/2), Wayne (166/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (41/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (208/11), Wyoming (15/0).

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. Such is the case of Hampshire and McDowell counties in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) – 5 p.m. Thursday, July 23, 2020: Good news on Thursday evening as the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced a decrease in active COVID-19 cases. During the evening report, the number of active cases fell by 73 to 1,534.

There were 142 people who recovered from the illness bringing that total to 3,913. The DHHR reported 70 new cases of COVID for a total of 5,550 from 250,942 tests. The cumulative percent positive held steady at 2.21-percent with a daily percent positive of 2.14-percent. There was also another fatality, a 55-year-old woman from Mason County.

“Deepest sympathies are extended to the family for their loss,” said Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary of DHHR.

Locally to southeastern WV counties there were eight new cases. There were three in Wyoming County, two each in Raleigh and Mercer County and one in Greenbrier County.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (27/0), Berkeley (577/19), Boone (64/0), Braxton (7/0), Brooke (41/1), Cabell (241/9), Calhoun (5/0), Clay (17/0), Fayette (107/0), Gilmer (13/0), Grant (37/1), Greenbrier (82/0), Hampshire (54/0), Hancock (76/4), Hardy (49/1), Harrison (150/1), Jackson (151/0), Jefferson (272/5), Kanawha (594/12), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (37/1), Logan (63/0), Marion (146/4), Marshall (91/1), Mason (32/0), McDowell (11/0), Mercer (78/0), Mineral (85/2), Mingo (76/2), Monongalia (791/15), Monroe (17/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (22/1), Ohio (216/0), Pendleton (25/1), Pleasants (5/1), Pocahontas (39/1), Preston (93/21), Putnam (126/1), Raleigh (116/4), Randolph (199/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (12/0), Summers (2/0), Taylor (35/1), Tucker (7/0), Tyler (10/0), Upshur (33/2), Wayne (166/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (41/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (207/11), Wyoming (15/0).

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. Such is the case of Hampshire and McDowell counties in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


10 a.m. Thursday, July 23,2020: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports 19 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Thursday morning. The total number of cases is 5,480 from 247,498 tests.

Active cases in the mountain state are up 13 to 1,607. The cumulative percent positive held steady at 2.21-percent with a daily percent positive of 2.85-percent. There were six recoveries for a total of 3,771.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (27/0), Berkeley (570/19), Boone (63/0), Braxton (7/0), Brooke (41/1), Cabell (240/9), Calhoun (5/0), Clay (17/0), Fayette (107/0), Gilmer (13/0), Grant (35/1), Greenbrier (81/0), Hampshire (55/0), Hancock (65/4), Hardy (49/1), Harrison (148/1), Jackson (151/0), Jefferson (270/5), Kanawha (589/12), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (37/0), Logan (59/0), Marion (144/4), Marshall (89/1), Mason (32/0), McDowell (12/0), Mercer (76/0), Mineral (84/2), Mingo (73/2), Monongalia (784/15), Monroe (17/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (22/1), Ohio (210/0), Pendleton (25/1), Pleasants (5/1), Pocahontas (39/1), Preston (93/21), Putnam (125/1), Raleigh (114/4), Randolph (199/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (12/0), Summers (2/0), Taylor (34/1), Tucker (7/0), Tyler (10/0), Upshur (32/2), Wayne (164/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (41/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (205/11), Wyoming (12/0).

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. Such is the case of Cabell, Hancock, Jefferson, Putnam, and Randolph counties in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


5 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2020: Thousands of tests were returned to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) on Wednesday evening. The number of new positive cases rose by 255 from 5,019 tests. The total cases reported is 5,461 from 247,291 tests.

There were 17 new cases across the southeastern West Virginia Counties. Raleigh County had six new cases, there were five in Fayette, two in Mercer and one each in Greenbrier, McDowell, Monroe and Wyoming Counties.

The death toll rose to 102. The DHHR confirmed a 79-year old man from Fayette County is the latest fatality.

“Each tragic death reported is a solemn reminder of the seriousness of this disease,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We send our deepest sympathy to this family.”

Despite the surge in positive cases, active cases rose only 114. That is because there were 140 recoveries reported. The total active cases is 1,594 and recoveries stand at 3,765.

The cumulative percent positive is up to 2.21 percent. The critical number there is 3-percent according to Governor Jim Justice who said he would begin shutting things down if it rises that high. The daily percent positive on Wednesday evening is 2.48-percent.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (27/0), Berkeley (568/19), Boone (63/0), Braxton (7/0), Brooke (40/1), Cabell (251/9), Calhoun (5/0), Clay (17/0), Fayette (107/0), Gilmer (13/0), Grant (34/1), Greenbrier (81/0), Hampshire (55/0), Hancock (66/4), Hardy (49/1), Harrison (148/1), Jackson (151/0), Jefferson (271/5), Kanawha (584/12), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (35/0), Logan (53/0), Marion (142/4), Marshall (87/1), Mason (32/0), McDowell (12/0), Mercer (76/0), Mineral (83/2), Mingo (71/2), Monongalia (775/15), Monroe (17/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (22/1), Ohio (210/0), Pendleton (24/1), Pleasants (5/1), Pocahontas (39/1), Preston (93/21), Putnam (126/1), Raleigh (114/4), Randolph (200/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (12/0), Summers (2/0), Taylor (34/1), Tucker (7/0), Tyler (10/0), Upshur (32/2), Wayne (164/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (41/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (205/11), Wyoming (12/0).

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 note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


10 a.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2020: It may be small, but the cumulative positive rate in West Virginia fell again on Wednesday morning. It fell by 0.01 to 2.15-percent. The daily percent positive was at 1.06-percent.

The fall in numbers was reflected in the number of cases reported by the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). There were seven new cases bringing that total to 5,206 out of 242,262 laboratory tests returned. One of those cases was in Fayette County.

Active cases fell by 72 to 1,480. There were 79 recoveries reported for a total of 3,625.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (26/0), Berkeley (550/19), Boone (59/0), Braxton (7/0), Brooke (39/1), Cabell (220/7), Calhoun (5/0), Clay (17/0), Fayette (102/0), Gilmer (13/0), Grant (25/1), Greenbrier (80/0), Hampshire (51/0), Hancock (64/4), Hardy (49/1), Harrison (142/1), Jackson (150/0), Jefferson (269/5), Kanawha (540/12), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (30/0), Logan (49/0), Marion (139/4), Marshall (85/1), Mason (30/0), McDowell (11/0), Mercer (74/0), Mineral (76/2), Mingo (63/2), Monongalia (752/15), Monroe (16/1), Morgan (21/1), Nicholas (22/1), Ohio (181/0), Pendleton (20/1), Pleasants (5/1), Pocahontas (39/1), Preston (92/22), Putnam (116/1), Raleigh (108/3), Randolph (200/2), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (12/0), Summers (2/0), Taylor (30/1), Tucker (7/0), Tyler (10/0), Upshur (32/2), Wayne (160/2), Webster (2/0), Wetzel (41/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (204/10), Wyoming (11/0).

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. Such is the case of Mason County in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


5 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, 2020: Active cases of COVID-19 in West Virginia fell by 17 to 1,552 on Tuesday evening. This comes as recoveries exceed new cases. There were 55 recoveries reported by the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). That brings the total to 3,546.

The Daily Percent Positive is 1.77-percent with 38 new cases reported. The total cases is 5,199 from 240,201 laboratory tests. The cumulative percent positive was steady from Tuesday morning at 2.16-percent.

New cases of the virus were identified in three southeastern WV counties. There were three in Wyoming County and one each in Fayette and Pocahontas Counties.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (26/0), Berkeley (550/19), Boone (59/0), Braxton (7/0), Brooke (39/1), Cabell (220/7), Calhoun (5/0), Clay (17/0), Fayette (101/0), Gilmer (13/0), Grant (25/1), Greenbrier (80/0), Hampshire (51/0), Hancock (64/4), Hardy (49/1), Harrison (142/1), Jackson (150/0), Jefferson (269/5), Kanawha (539/12), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (30/0), Logan (49/0), Marion (138/4), Marshall (83/1), Mason (32/0), McDowell (11/0), Mercer (74/0), Mineral (76/2), Mingo (62/2), Monongalia (751/15), Monroe (16/1), Morgan (21/1), Nicholas (22/1), Ohio (181/0), Pendleton (19/1), Pleasants (5/1), Pocahontas (39/1), Preston (92/22), Putnam (116/1), Raleigh (108/3), Randolph (200/2), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (12/0), Summers (2/0), Taylor (30/1), Tucker (7/0), Tyler (10/0), Upshur (31/2), Wayne (160/2), Webster (2/0), Wetzel (41/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (204/10), Wyoming (11/0).

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 note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.


10 a.m. Tuesday, July 21, 2020: The number of active COVID-19 cases in West Virginia dropped by seven on Tuesday morning. Active cases are reported at 1,569. This was accompanied by a drop in both the cumulative and daily percentages:

  • Cumulative Percent Positive: 2.16-percent – down 0.03 from Monday evening
  • Daily Percent Positive: 1.42-percent – down 3.46 from Monday evening

The number of recoveries is up. There were 25 people who recovered overnight. The total recoveries now stands at 3,491.

There were 19 new cases reported by the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). The total cases is now 5,161 with 239,341 tests returned. Raleigh County reported three additional cases in their area.

There was also another death reported in West Virginia, bringing that total to 101. The victim was a 67-year old woman from Cabell County.

“Our sincere sympathy is extended to this family for their loss,” said Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary of DHHR.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (26/0), Berkeley (549/19), Boone (58/0), Braxton (7/0), Brooke (38/1), Cabell (218/7), Calhoun (5/0), Clay (17/0), Fayette (100/0), Gilmer (13/0), Grant (25/1), Greenbrier (80/0), Hampshire (51/0), Hancock (61/4), Hardy (49/1), Harrison (141/1), Jackson (149/0), Jefferson (269/5), Kanawha (534/12), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (30/0), Logan (47/0), Marion (136/4), Marshall (82/1), Mason (30/0), McDowell (11/0), Mercer (74/0), Mineral (76/2), Mingo (60/2), Monongalia (748/15), Monroe (16/1), Morgan (21/1), Nicholas (22/1), Ohio (179/0), Pendleton (19/1), Pleasants (5/1), Pocahontas (38/1), Preston (92/22), Putnam (115/1), Raleigh (108/3), Randolph (200/2), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (12/0), Summers (2/0), Taylor (29/1), Tucker (7/0), Tyler (10/0), Upshur (31/2), Wayne (160/2), Webster (2/0), Wetzel (41/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (203/9), Wyoming (8/0).

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. Such is the case of Cabell and Fayette counties in this report.

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.

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