Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of 10:00 a.m.,
on April 10, 2020, there have been 14,537 residents
tested for COVID-19, with 536 positive, 14,001 negative and five deaths.
are considered official numbers reported to the state, which will in turn, be reported
to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Medical providers
and laboratories are required to report positive test results to DHHR.
may be experienced with the reporting of cases from the local health department
to the state health department. It’s not uncommon for the local level to report
case numbers first and then officially report it to the state.
CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (4), Berkeley (83),
Boone (1), Braxton (1), Brooke (2), Cabell (17), Fayette (1), Greenbrier (3),
Hampshire (2), Hancock (7), Hardy (2), Harrison (28), Jackson (20), Jefferson
(44), Kanawha (74), Lewis (2), Logan (8), Marion (31), Marshall (6), Mason (6),
McDowell (4), Mercer (7), Mineral (3), Monongalia (76), Morgan (4), Nicholas
(2), Ohio (21), Pendleton (1), Pleasants (1), Preston (6), Putnam (11), Raleigh
(5), Randolph (3), Roane (3), Taylor (3), Tucker (3), Tyler (2), Upshur (2),
Wayne (16), Wetzel (3), Wirt (1), Wood (16), Wyoming (1).
case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal
that those tested in a certain county may not be a resident of that county, or
even the state as an individual in question may have crossed the state border
to be tested. Such is the case of Harrison,
Jefferson and Mason counties in this report.
A dashboard is
available at www.coronavirus.wv.gov with
West Virginia-specific data and other information. A
Frequently Asked Questions document has been developed regarding case counts
and can be found here.