State records 101st COVID-19 death; daily positive rate dips in morning report

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state Department of Health and Human Resources has confirmed a COVID-19 death in Cabell County. The 101st death in the state since the pandemic began.

The woman was 67-years-old.

“Our sincere sympathy is extended to this family for their loss,” state DHHR Secretary Bill Crouch said.

The daily positive test rate for COVID-19 dipped significantly Tuesday morning to 1.42 percent, the lowest marking since Monday, June 29. There were only 19 positive cases added from Monday evening to Tuesday morning. The overall positive test rate since the pandemic began in 2.16 percent.

More than 239,000 tests have been given in West Virginia.

Total confirmed cases since the pandemic began include:

(Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (26/0), Berkeley (549/19), Boone (58/0), Braxton (7/0), Brooke (38/1), Cabell (218/7), Calhoun (5/0), Clay (17/0), Fayette (100/0), Gilmer (13/0), Grant (25/1), Greenbrier (80/0), Hampshire (51/0), Hancock (61/4), Hardy (49/1), Harrison (141/1), Jackson (149/0), Jefferson (269/5), Kanawha (534/12), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (30/0), Logan (47/0), Marion (136/4), Marshall (82/1), Mason (30/0), McDowell (11/0), Mercer (74/0), Mineral (76/2), Mingo (60/2), Monongalia (748/15), Monroe (16/1), Morgan (21/1), Nicholas (22/1), Ohio (179/0), Pendleton (19/1), Pleasants (5/1), Pocahontas (38/1), Preston (92/22), Putnam (115/1), Raleigh (108/3), Randolph (200/2), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (12/0), Summers (2/0), Taylor (29/1), Tucker (7/0), Tyler (10/0), Upshur (31/2), Wayne (160/2), Webster (2/0), Wetzel (41/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (203/9), Wyoming (8/0).





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