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West Virginia inches closer to 2,600 confirmed coronavirus cases

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia is closer to reaching 2,600 total coronavirus cases after the state Department of Health and Human Resources released updated numbers Tuesday evening.

The department has recorded 2,593 total cases since the pandemic began and 92 deaths. Two deaths were reported Tuesday morning: an 88-year-old woman from Lewis County and a 66-year-old Clay County woman.

The daily percent rate of positive cases was 1.58% compared to a 1.67% cumulative rate.

The department also updated the number of confirmed and probable cases in each county: Barbour (15/0), Berkeley (420/18), Boone (19/0), Braxton (3/0), Brooke (6/1), Cabell (88/3), Calhoun (2/0), Clay (10/0), Fayette (59/0), Gilmer (10/0), Grant (15/1), Greenbrier (51/0), Hampshire (40/0), Hancock (18/2), Hardy (41/1), Harrison (49/1), Jackson (141/0), Jefferson (211/5), Kanawha (262/8), Lewis (15/0), Lincoln (5/0), Logan (21/0), Marion (53/2), Marshall (38/1), Mason (16/0), McDowell (6/0), Mercer (23/0), Mineral (52/2), Mingo (12/3), Monongalia (146/14), Monroe (8/1), Morgan (19/1), Nicholas (7/0), Ohio (74/0), Pendleton (12/1), Pleasants (4/1), Pocahontas (23/1), Preston (52/12), Putnam (43/1), Raleigh (33/1), Randolph (154/0), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (11/0), Summers (1/0), Taylor (13/1), Tucker (6/0), Tyler (3/0), Upshur (11/1), Wayne (106/1), Wetzel (9/0), Wirt (4/0), Wood (55/4) and Wyoming (7/0).





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