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DHHR: Only 2 counties now in red, orange categories for COVID-19 cases

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An updated map from the state Department of Health and Human Resources Monday morning places only two counties, Logan and Monroe, in the red and orange categories when it comes to COVID-19 cases.

The DHHR said the percentage of cases have improved in Lincoln and Mercer counties moving them from orange to yellow. Logan County, the only county in the red, has a rolling 7-day average of 33 new COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population. Monroe County’s average, 12,38, keeps it in the orange category.

The state lists 16 cases in the yellow category and 37 counties in green, the ranking with the lowest number of average cases.

The DHHR confirmed the state’s 179 COVID-19 death Monday. The victim is identified as a 59-year-old man from Lincoln County.

The state reported just 40 new cases overall from Sunday to Monday. The daily positive test rate is at 1.7 percent. There are currently 141 people in the hospital with COVID-19. Forty-seven of those patients are in intensive care with 23 being treated on ventilators.

Overall confirmed cases per county include: Barbour (33), Berkeley (767), Boone (128), Braxton (9), Brooke (85), Cabell (490), Calhoun (8), Clay (19), Doddridge (6), Fayette (187), Gilmer (18), Grant (133), Greenbrier (98), Hampshire (92), Hancock (118), Hardy (63), Harrison (256), Jackson (190), Jefferson (324), Kanawha (1,225), Lewis (32), Lincoln (115), Logan (439), Marion (208), Marshall (135), Mason (84), McDowell (66), Mercer (276), Mineral (131), Mingo (213), Monongalia (1,060), Monroe (65), Morgan (37), Nicholas (43), Ohio (288), Pendleton (48), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston (135), Putnam (247), Raleigh (325), Randolph (219), Ritchie (3), Roane (25), Summers (18), Taylor (101), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (40), Wayne (227), Webster (7), Wetzel (45), Wirt (7), Wood (291), Wyoming (51).





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