Active coronavirus cases surpass 1,300

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Around 31% of West Virginia’s coronavirus cases are active.

According to the state Department of Health and Human Resources, 4,207 tests have come back as positive as of Sunday morning, a 41 case increase from the department’s Saturday evening report. The department noted 1,305 cases are active.

Nearly 207,000 tests have been recorded by state health officials during the pandemic. Ninety-six deaths have tied to the coronavirus, including the death of a 68-year-old Ohio County woman reported Saturday.

The daily rate of positive cases over all tests is 4.53% compared to the cumulative rate of 2.03%.

The department also updated the number of confirmed and probable cases in each county: Barbour (19/0), Berkeley (514/19), Boone (34/0), Braxton (5/0), Brooke (25/1), Cabell (192/7), Calhoun (4/0), Clay (12/0), Fayette (79/0), Gilmer (13/0), Grant (19/1), Greenbrier (71/0), Hampshire (42/0), Hancock (39/3), Hardy (46/1), Harrison (120/0), Jackson (148/0), Jefferson (251/5), Kanawha (400/12), Lewis (22/1), Lincoln (9/0), Logan (40/0), Marion (106/3), Marshall (64/1), Mason (24/0), McDowell (9/0), Mercer (62/0), Mineral (65/2), Mingo (30/2), Monongalia (522/14), Monroe (14/1), Morgan (19/1), Nicholas (20/1), Ohio (143/0), Pendleton (15/1), Pleasants (4/1), Pocahontas (36/1), Preston (81/19), Putnam (86/1), Raleigh (75/3), Randolph (186/2), Ritchie (2/0), Roane (12/0), Summers (2/0), Taylor (23/1), Tucker (6/0), Tyler (10/0), Upshur (24/2), Wayne (123/1), Webster (1/0), Wetzel (34/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (176/9) and Wyoming (7/0).





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