28 counties now report confirmed coronavirus case

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state Department of Health and Human Resources said the state has confirmed 17 new cases of coronavirus bringing the state count to 162.

Twenty-eight of the state’s 55 counties have now reported a positive case. Kanawha and Monongalia counties both report 31 confirmed cases, the most among the counties. Hardy County was added to the list Tuesday.

The DHHR said as of Tuesday afternoon, 4,143 residents have been tested for COVID-19, with 162 positive, 3,981 negative and one death.

The DHHR released a county-by-county breakdown:

Berkeley (16), Cabell (1), Greenbrier (3), Hancock (3), Hardy (1), Harrison (11), Jackson (9), Jefferson (8), Kanawha (31), Logan (2), Marion (5), Marshall (4), Mason (3), Mercer (2), Monongalia (31), Morgan (1), Ohio (10), Pleasants (1), Preston (3), Putnam (4), Raleigh (3), Randolph (1), Roane (2), Tucker (2), Upshur (1), Wetzel (1), Wirt (1), Wood (2).





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