Steady climb of COVID-19 cases as testing numbers grow

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia will likely reach 6,000 total cases  of COVID-19 when the state Department of Health and Human Resources releases its next report Monday.

Cases grew by 173 Sunday to a total of 5,960, which represents an overall positive test rate of 2.28 percent since early March. The state’s daily positive test rate was just more than  3 percent Sunday.

Nearly 4,170 people have recovered from the virus in West Virginia while 1,689 other cases are considered active. Nearly 262,000 tests have been administered. 

Deaths remained at 103 with 82 people currently hospitalized.

Overall cases per county include:

(Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (28/0), Berkeley (593/19), Boone (70/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (47/1), Cabell (277/9), Calhoun (5/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (2/0), Fayette (117/0), Gilmer (14/0), Grant (41/1), Greenbrier (82/0), Hampshire (58/0), Hancock (81/4), Hardy (50/1), Harrison (161/1), Jackson (153/0), Jefferson (279/5), Kanawha (680/12), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (47/2), Logan (89/0), Marion (155/4), Marshall (98/2), Mason (40/0), McDowell (14/1), Mercer (85/0), Mineral (96/2), Mingo (95/2), Monongalia (811/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (23/1), Ohio (230/0), Pendleton (27/1), Pleasants (6/1), Pocahontas (39/1), Preston (98/22), Putnam (146/1), Raleigh (130/4), Randolph (202/4), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (5/0), Taylor (39/1), Tucker (8/0), Tyler (11/0), Upshur (33/2), Wayne (174/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (213/10), Wyoming (16/0).





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