The West Virginia Department of Health and
Human Resources (DHHR) today confirmed 26 new cases of novel coronavirus
disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been officially reported to the state, making the
total positive case count 217.
DHHR is the official reporting agency for
COVID-19, which in turn provides official case numbers to the U.S. Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Medical providers and laboratories are
required to report positive test results to DHHR. The data in the daily reports include all
known positive cases but underreports the total number of individuals tested as
not all laboratories are able to electronically submit negative test results.
As of April 2,
2020, 5,493 residents have been tested for COVID-19, with 217 positive, 5,276
negative and two deaths.
CONFIRMED CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1), Berkeley (27), Cabell
(3), Greenbrier (3), Hancock (5), Hardy (2), Harrison (17), Jackson (11), Jefferson
(12), Kanawha (39), Logan (4), Marion (10), Marshall (4), Mason (3), Mercer
(3), Monongalia (35), Morgan (1), Ohio (10), Pendleton (1), Pleasants (1),
Preston (3), Putnam (5), Raleigh (3), Randolph (2), Roane (2), Tucker (3),
Upshur (1), Wetzel (2), Wirt (1), Wood (3).
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.
most up to date information, please visit www.coronavirus.wv.gov or http://www.cdc.gov/COVID19.
Frequently Asked Questions document has been developed regarding case counts
and can be found here.