Twenty new cases of COVID-19 reported by WV DHHR on Easter


CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) confirmed two more deaths and twenty new cases of COVID-19 this Easter. The seventh death was a 25-year-old man in Logan County, and the eighth an 80-year-old woman in Monongalia County. There have been 16,257 residents tested for COVID-19, with 611 positive, 15,646 negative and eight deaths, the DHHR report said.

The release stated that these are considered to be the official numbers reported to the state, which will in turn, be reported to the CDC.

Listed below are the confirmed cases of COVID-19 per county, according to the DHHR’s latest report:

CONFIRMED CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (4), Berkeley (92), Boone (1), Braxton (1), Brooke (3), Cabell (23), Fayette (2), Grant (1), Greenbrier (3), Hampshire (4), Hancock (7), Hardy (2), Harrison (28), Jackson (27), Jefferson (49), Kanawha (86), Lewis (2), Logan (8), Marion (34), Marshall (6), Mason (8), McDowell (5), Mercer (8), Mineral (4), Mingo (1), Monongalia (83), Monroe (1), Morgan (6), Nicholas (2), Ohio (25), Pendleton (1), Pleasants (1), Preston (6), Putnam (11), Raleigh (5), Randolph (4), Roane (2), Summers (1), Taylor (3), Tucker (4), Tyler (3), Upshur (3), Wayne (17), Wetzel (3), Wirt (2), Wood (18), Wyoming (1).

*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. 

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