UPDATE: DHHR confirms 17 new COVID-19 in West Virginia in Tuesday evening report

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UPDATE (June 30, 2020 5 p.m.):

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources confirmed 17 new cases of the coronavirus in its evening report on Tuesday. This brings the day’s total to 35 newly confirmed cases in the state.

The DHHR reports that as of 5 p.m., on June 30, 2020, there have been 171,663 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 2,905 total cases and 93 deaths.

According to the DHHR’s website, there are currently 540 active cases and 2,272 recovered cases in the state.

In alignment with updated definitions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the dashboard includes probable cases which are individuals that have symptoms and either serologic (antibody) or epidemiologic (e.g., a link to a confirmed case) evidence of disease, but no confirmatory test. 

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (15/0), Berkeley (440/18), Boone (21/0), Braxton (3/0), Brooke (8/1), Cabell (120/4), Calhoun (2/0), Clay (10/0), Fayette (66/0), Gilmer (13/0), Grant (15/1), Greenbrier (58/0), Hampshire (41/0), Hancock (19/3), Hardy (43/1), Harrison (61/0), Jackson (143/0), Jefferson (224/5), Kanawha (307/9), Lewis (18/1), Lincoln (8/0), Logan (22/0), Marion (56/3), Marshall (39/1), Mason (18/0), McDowell (6/0), Mercer (39/0), Mineral (54/2), Mingo (17/3), Monongalia (157/14), Monroe (11/1), Morgan (19/1), Nicholas (9/1), Ohio (91/0), Pendleton (12/1), Pleasants (4/1), Pocahontas (24/1), Preston (63/15), Putnam (54/1), Raleigh (51/1), Randolph (155/1), Ritchie (2/0), Roane (11/0), Summers (2/0), Taylor (15/1), Tucker (6/0), Tyler (4/0), Upshur (18/1), Wayne (110/1), Webster (1/0), Wetzel (10/0), Wirt (4/0), Wood (78/8), Wyoming (7/0).

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 Logan, Marshall, Monroe, and Raleigh counties in this report.


ORIGINAL (June 30, 2020 10:17 a.m.):

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources confirmed 18 new cases of the coronavirus in its morning report on Tuesday.

The report from the DHHR stated that as of 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30, there have been a total of 170,497 laboratory results received for COVID-19 with 2,888 total cases and 93 of those cases resulting in deaths.

According to the DHHR’s website, there are currently 570 active cases and 2,225 recovered cases in the state.

Listed below are the total confirmed and probable cases per county, according to the DHHR’s latest report:

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (15/0), Berkeley (438/18), Boone (21/0), *Braxton (3/0), Brooke (8/1), Cabell (119/4), Calhoun (2/0), Clay (10/0), Fayette (66/0), Gilmer (12/0), Grant (15/1), Greenbrier (58/0), Hampshire (41/0), Hancock (19/3), Hardy (42/1), Harrison (61/0), Jackson (143/0), Jefferson (219/5), Kanawha (303/9), Lewis (18/0), Lincoln (8/0), Logan (23/0), Marion (54/3), Marshall (41/1), Mason (17/0), McDowell (6/0), Mercer (38/0), Mineral (54/2), Mingo (16/3), Monongalia (157/14), Monroe (12/1), Morgan (19/1), Nicholas (9/1), Ohio (90/0), Pendleton (12/1), Pleasants (4/1), Pocahontas (23/1), Preston (63/15), Putnam (54/1), Raleigh (52/1), Randolph (155/1), Ritchie (2/0), Roane (11/0), Summers (2/0), Taylor (15/1), Tucker (6/0), Tyler (4/0), Upshur (18/1), Wayne (110/1), Webster (1/0), Wetzel (10/0), Wirt (4/0), Wood (78/8), Wyoming (7/0).

*Note – 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.

Editor’s note: The numbers received from the West Virginia DHHR may include cases that have already been resolved. Therefore, these counts may need to be viewed as historical cases, rather than active cases.

Editor’s note 2: The total number of cases confirmed by the DHHR now includes probable cases, which are individuals that have symptoms and either serologic (antibody) or epidemiologic (e.g., a link to a confirmed case) evidence of disease, but no confirmatory test.

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