(05/22/2020)
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) confirms 36 new COVID-19 cases Thursday.

There is still an outbreak in the eastern panhandle.

A number of US states are seeing a resurgence in cases, particularly with those who re-opened early.

State health officials confirmed another coronavirus-related death in West Virginia, increasing the state's total to 71, a 73-year-old woman from Jackson County.

The county-by-county breakdown of positive cases is Barbour (7), Berkeley (251), Boone (9), Braxton (2), Brooke (3), Cabell (56), Calhoun (2), Clay (2), Fayette (39), Gilmer (9), Grant (6), Greenbrier (9), Hampshire (13), Hancock (13), Hardy (34), Harrison (37), Jackson (135), Jefferson (132), Kanawha (203), Lewis (5), Lincoln (5), Logan (15), Marion (48), Marshall (27), Mason (15), McDowell (6), Mercer (13), Mineral (35), Mingo (3), Monongalia (119), Monroe (6), Morgan (17), Nicholas (9), Ohio (38), Pendleton (5), Pleasants (2), Pocahontas (15), Preston (15), Putnam (31), Raleigh (14), Randolph (9), Ritchie (1), Roane (8), Summers (1), Taylor (8), Tucker (4), Tyler (3), Upshur (6), Wayne (96), Wetzel (7), Wirt (4), Wood (48), Wyoming (3).

At least 983 people have recovered from the virus, according to the state DHHR. There are currently 533 known active cases.


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