West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of 5:00 p.m., on July 28,
2020, there have been 269,704 total
confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 6,173 total
cases and 111 deaths.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 77-year
old female from Mercer County, an 87-year old female from Mercer County, and a 60-year
old female from Preston County. “We are deeply
saddened by this news, a loss to both the families and our state,” said Bill J.
Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.
In alignment with updated definitions from
the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the dashboard includes probable
cases which are individuals that have symptoms and either serologic (antibody)
or epidemiologic (e.g., a link to a confirmed case) evidence of disease, but no
PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case):
Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (605/22), Boone (68/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke
(51/1), Cabell (281/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (2/0), Fayette
(122/0), Gilmer (14/0), Grant (46/1), Greenbrier (83/0), Hampshire (67/0),
Hancock (87/5), Hardy (50/1), Harrison (168/1), Jackson (155/0), Jefferson
(280/5), Kanawha (699/13), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (52/2), Logan (98/0), Marion
(155/4), Marshall (111/2), Mason (41/0), McDowell (18/1), Mercer (111/0),
Mineral (99/2), Mingo (106/2), Monongalia (829/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan
(24/1), Nicholas (26/1), Ohio (241/0), Pendleton (30/1), Pleasants (6/1),
Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (97/22), Putnam (152/1), Raleigh (138/4), Randolph
(203/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (5/0), Taylor (39/1), Tucker
(8/0), Tyler (11/0), Upshur (36/2), Wayne (176/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel
(40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (218/11), Wyoming (17/0).
As 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 Preston County in this report.
note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the
local health department to DHHR.
Please visit the
dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.