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Two more COVID-19 deaths reported in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The number of deaths in West Virginia attributed to COVID-19 climbed to 141 when the state Department of Health and Human Resources updated its virus data on Monday morning.

The latest two deaths were a Kanawha County man, age 83, and a Logan County man, age 74.

“We mourn with all families suffering the loss of loved ones due to COVID-19,” said Bill Crouch, DHHR Secretary.

On Sunday, DHHR confirmed eight additional deaths linked to the Princeton Health Care Center in Mercer County bringing the total number of deaths at the facility to 11 out of an outbreak at the nursing home that has sickened more than 50 residents and staff members.

In all, DHHR was reporting 7,754 COVID-19 cases statewide on Monday morning out of 326,886 lab tests conduction since March.

A total of 1,914 cases were considered active.

The cumulative COVID-19 positive rate was 2.37 percent. The daily infection rate was down to 1.51 percent.

Statewide, 123 people were said to be hospitalized on Monday with 43 of those people in intensive care.

CASES PER COUNTY AS OF MONDAY MORNING (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (671/27), Boone (101/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (63/1), Cabell (395/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (18/0), Doddridge (6/0), Fayette (151/0), Gilmer (17/0), Grant (120/1), Greenbrier (93/0), Hampshire (76/0), Hancock (108/4), Hardy (60/1), Harrison (223/3), Jackson (165/0), Jefferson (289/7), Kanawha (925/13), Lewis (28/1), Lincoln (87/0), Logan (234/0), Marion (187/4), Marshall (126/4), Mason (56/0), McDowell (63/1), Mercer (200/0), Mineral (121/2), Mingo (171/2), Monongalia (928/17), Monroe (20/1), Morgan (28/1), Nicholas (36/1), Ohio (266/3), Pendleton (40/1), Pleasants (11/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (104/21), Putnam (194/1), Raleigh (248/7), Randolph (205/5), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (15/0), Summers (12/0), Taylor (55/1), Tucker (10/0), Tyler (13/0), Upshur (37/3), Wayne (208/2), Webster (4/0), Wetzel (43/0), Wirt (7/0), Wood (238/12), Wyoming (34/0).





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