(06/23/2020)
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources confirmed 11 new cases Tuesday, with more daily cases to be added, of the coronavirus and two additional deaths caused by the virus in its morning report on Tuesday.

The DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 88-year-old woman from Lewis County and a 66-year-old woman from Clay County. The Lewis County Health Department confirmed the death of the 88-year-old resident on June 17, but the death was not included in any of the DHHR’s reports until Tuesday morning.

A single new case of the virus was reported by the Mid-Ohio Health Department last week, but has yet to appear on the state site.

The report from the DHHR stated that as of 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 23, there have been a total of 154,239 laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 2,582 total cases and 92 of those cases resulting in deaths.

According to the DHHR’s website, there are currently 700 active cases and 1,790 recovered cases in the state. Listed below are the totals of confirmed and probable cases per county, according to the DHHR’s latest report.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (15/0), Berkeley (415/18), Boone (19/0), Braxton (3/0), Brooke (6/1), Cabell (87/3), Calhoun (2/0), Clay (10/0), Fayette (59/0), Gilmer (10/0), Grant (15/1), Greenbrier (51/0), Hampshire (40/0), Hancock (18/2), Hardy (41/1), Harrison (49/1), Jackson (141/0), Jefferson (212/5), *Kanawha (261/8), Lewis (15/0), Lincoln (5/0), Logan (21/0), Marion (54/2), Marshall (38/1), Mason (16/0), McDowell (6/0), Mercer (22/0), Mineral (52/2), Mingo (12/3), Monongalia (144/14), Monroe (8/1), Morgan (19/1), Nicholas (7/0), Ohio (73/0), Pendleton (12/1), Pleasants (4/1), Pocahontas (23/1), Preston (50/13), Putnam (44/1), Raleigh (33/1), Randolph (154/0), Ritchie (3/0), *Roane (11/0), Summers (1/0), Taylor (13/1), Tucker (6/0), Tyler (3/0), Upshur (11/1), Wayne (106/1), Wetzel (9/0), Wirt (4/0), Wood (53/4), Wyoming (7/0).

West Virginia, having low numbers of cases in past months, those numbers have increased about 30% in past two weeks, mostly in churches and clusters connected to Myrtle Beach travel.


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