Four additional state COVID-19 deaths reported

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The deaths of four West Virginians from Logan County and Mercer County were the latest to be attributed to COVID-19 in information released through the state Department of Health and Human Resources.

As of Friday morning, DHHR said there had been 157 total deaths statewide since March.

The latest four victims were two women from Logan County, ages 77 and 84, a man from Logan County, age 73, and a man from Mercer County, age 97.

Heading into the weekend, the cumulative COVID-19 infection rate was 2.4 percent for West Virginia while the daily COVID-19 infection rate was 2.3 percent with 8,274 total confirmed cases statewide, reflecting an increase of 123 cases since Thursday morning.

Active case numbers, known cases, were at 1,973.

A total of 135 people were hospitalized because of COVID-19 on Friday, according to DHHR, and 52 of those people were in intensive care.

DHHR CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (31), Berkeley (727), Boone (114), Braxton (8), Brooke (72), Cabell (436), Calhoun (6), Clay (18), Doddridge (6), Fayette (166), Gilmer (18), Grant (131), Greenbrier (94), Hampshire (86), Hancock (112), Hardy (62), Harrison (240), Jackson (166), Jefferson (303), Kanawha (1,046), Lewis (28), Lincoln (97), Logan (285), Marion (198), Marshall (130), Mason (70), McDowell (65), Mercer (219), Mineral (127), Mingo (198), Monongalia (973), Monroe (20), Morgan (32), Nicholas (40), Ohio (275), Pendleton (42), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston (127), Putnam (207), Raleigh (282), Randolph (213), Ritchie (3), Roane (19), Summers (17), Taylor (61), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (38), Wayne (214), Webster (4), Wetzel (44), Wirt (7), Wood (269), Wyoming (46).





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