DHHR: Confirmed COVID cases continue to increase; active cases top 900

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state’s daily positive test rate for COVID-19 has increased to more than five percent, it’s highest mark since May 26.

In its Wednesday morning report, the state Department of Health and Human Resources said there were 907 active cases, the highest since the pandemic started. The agency’s dashboard said there were 810 active cases..

The DHHR said the hospitalizations have increased to 48 which is the most since 54 on May 6.

The daily positive test rate, 5.08 percent.

The Monongalia County Health Department reported Wednesday morning more than half of the state’s increase came from Monongalia County.

The DHHR lists 2,613 recovered cases in the state. As of Wednesday morning, nearly 193,000 tests had been given in West Virginia since early March. Deaths remain at 95.

Overall cases per county include:

(Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (17/0), Berkeley (483/18), Boone (28/0), Braxton (3/0), Brooke (14/1), Cabell (167/6), Calhoun (4/0), Clay (11/0), Fayette (76/0), Gilmer (13/0), Grant (15/1), Greenbrier (67/0), Hampshire (42/0), Hancock (30/3), Hardy (44/1), Harrison (85/0), Jackson (146/0), Jefferson (245/5), Kanawha (354/10), Lewis (19/1), Lincoln (9/0), Logan (30/0), Marion (91/3), Marshall (46/1), Mason (21/0), McDowell (6/0), Mercer (58/0), Mineral (58/2), Mingo (20/2), Monongalia (354/14), Monroe (14/1), Morgan (20/1), Nicholas (14/1), Ohio (112/1), Pendleton (13/1), Pleasants (4/1), Pocahontas (36/1), Preston (74/16), Putnam (71/1), Raleigh (63/1), Randolph (169/2), Ritchie (2/0), Roane (11/0), Summers (2/0), Taylor (18/1), Tucker (6/0), Tyler (6/0), Upshur (21/1), Wayne (119/1), Webster (1/0), Wetzel (25/0), Wirt (5/0), Wood (139/8), Wyoming (8/0).





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