(10/12/2020)
Health officials in West Virginia confirmed 215 COVID-19 cases Sunday along with another virus-related death.

The new death -- a 71-year-old woman from Kanawha County -- raises the state’s death toll to 382, according to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.

Reports indicate a number of students in Roane-Jackson have been tested positive for COVID-19, while all the regional counties are green, the least color for contagion.

Calhoun had a new case Saturday, with about 11 active cases.

Reports given to Hur Herald indicate a student at the Little Kanawha Christian School at Brooksville has the virus, with the school being closed until October 19.

Spikes continue in Wirt, Roane, Clay, and Gilmer.

37 people in quarantine due to positive COVID-19 test at Hurricane High School.

Three staff members at Nutter Fort Intermediate School have tested positive for coronavirus.

KY reports highest weekly COVID-19 cases.

Active cases in West Virginia moved to 4,579 while the overall positive test rate remained at 2.78%. The daily positive test rate finished at 2.71%.

Following is a breakdown of total cases by county: Barbour (139), Berkeley (1,222), Boone (268), Braxton (20), Brooke (137), Cabell (1004), Calhoun (30), Clay (49), Doddridge (51), Fayette (691), Gilmer (51), Grant (174), Greenbrier (140), Hampshire (117), Hancock (172), Hardy (99), Harrison (528), Jackson (316), Jefferson (476), Kanawha (3,099), Lewis (48), Lincoln (198), Logan (686), Marion (322), Marshall (205), Mason (156), McDowell (99), Mercer (467), Mineral (183), Mingo (441), Monongalia (2,157), Monroe (169), Morgan (74), Nicholas (142), Ohio (414), Pendleton (57), Pleasants (20), Pocahontas (61), Preston (171), Putnam (707), Raleigh (608), Randolph (321), Ritchie (19), Roane (70), Summers (63), Taylor (151), Tucker (47), Tyler (22), Upshur (179), Wayne (438), Webster (13), Wetzel (69), Wirt (20), Wood (411), Wyoming (137).

There are currently 173 residents hospitalized with the virus, including 58 in intensive care and 30 on ventilators.


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