Eight counties now red for ‘substantial’ coronavirus transmission on County Alert System Map

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s daily COVID-19 infection rate had climbed to more than seven percent in Monday morning reporting from the state Department of Health and Human Resources.

To start the last day of November, DHHR information showed 845 new active cases out of 8,518 returned test results bringing the total number to 16,787 statewide.

The number of coronavirus patients in state hospitals was 597, higher than at any other point in the pandemic, as of Monday. Of those patients, 162 were said to be in intensive care with 76 on ventilators.

The state death toll was at 735.

Six additional deaths were confirmed: a Monroe County man, age 79, two Brooke County women, ages 93 and 87, a Ritchie County woman, 89, a Kanawha County woman, 80, and a Cabell County man, age 84.

Eight counties were red, signifying “substantial” coronavirus transmission, on DHHR’s daily County Alert System Map.

Those counties were Mineral, Grant, Ohio, Marshall, Ritchie, Wirt, Mason and Wyoming.

Under alternative metrics, 45 of West Virginia’s 55 counties would be red.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (422), Berkeley (3,268), Boone (648), Braxton (116), Brooke (654), Cabell (2,905), Calhoun (80), Clay (121), Doddridge (124), Fayette (1,172), Gilmer (206), Grant (389), Greenbrier (516), Hampshire (338), Hancock (708), Hardy (282), Harrison (1,417), Jackson (700), Jefferson (1,371), Kanawha (5,713), Lewis (242), Lincoln (427), Logan (1,055), Marion (899), Marshall (1,235), Mason (489), McDowell (629), Mercer (1,360), Mineral (1,322), Mingo (986), Monongalia (3,341), Monroe (379), Morgan (289), Nicholas (361), Ohio (1,576), Pendleton (105), Pleasants (98), Pocahontas (211), Preston (652), Putnam (1,983), Raleigh (1,613), Randolph (693), Ritchie (179), Roane (183), Summers (274), Taylor (350), Tucker (140), Tyler (138), Upshur (514), Wayne (1,030), Webster (68), Wetzel (413), Wirt (113), Wood (2,593), Wyoming (752).

Testing events continued statewide.

The full schedule was posted HERE.





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