Third West Virginian dies from coronavirus

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A third West Virginia has died from the coronavirus, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources confirmed Sunday.

The person was a 76-year-old Monongalia County man. The department noted the death was tied to the Sundale Nursing Home in Monongalia County. Twenty-nine patients and staff members have tested positive for the virus.

The department noted 324 West Virginians have had confirmed cases of the coronavirus, while 8,838 tests have been reported to the state. The rate of positive test results is 3.67%.

Berkeley County has the most reported cases to the state with 54 followed by Kanawha County with 51 cases and Monongalia County with 49 cases.

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