Daily COVID-19 infection rate remains below three percent in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in West Virginia grew by 61 compared with Saturday night in numbers the state Department of Health and Human Resources released on Sunday morning.

At that time, DHHR put the number of active cases, the known cases, at 1,521 statewide.

The largest number of active cases was in Monongalia County at 380.

Behind Monongalia County was Kanawha County with 156 active cases.

Hundreds of test results were pending following community testing events on Friday and Saturday in several counties, including Monongalia County.

In all, 4,983 cases were confirmed with DHHR for a cumulative infection rate of 2.17 percent and a daily infection rate of 2.52 percent.

On Sunday morning, officials with DHHR said 74 people were hospitalized because of COVID-19 in West Virginia.

Of those people, 33 were in intensive care units.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (25/0), Berkeley (547/19), Boone (57/0), Braxton (7/0), Brooke (39/1), Cabell (221/7), Calhoun (5/0), Clay (15/0), Fayette (100/0), Gilmer (13/0), Grant (21/1), Greenbrier (76/0), Hampshire (48/0), Hancock (55/4), Hardy (48/1), Harrison (137/1), Jackson (149/0), Jefferson (267/5), Kanawha (509/12), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (20/0), Logan (43/0), Marion (132/3), Marshall (80/1), Mason (26/0), McDowell (12/0), Mercer (72/0), Mineral (71/2), Mingo (51/2), Monongalia (712/15), Monroe (16/1), Morgan (20/1), Nicholas (19/1), Ohio (177/0), Pendleton (19/1), Pleasants (4/1), Pocahontas (37/1), Preston (90/25), Putnam (111/1), Raleigh (92/3), Randolph (196/2), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (12/0), Summers (2/0), Taylor (29/1), Tucker (7/0), Tyler (10/0), Upshur (31/2), Wayne (149/2), Webster (2/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (195/10), Wyoming (7/0).

Updated numbers were scheduled to be released at 5 p.m. Sunday.

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