The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) today
confirmed 19 new cases of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the
state, making the total positive case count at 39. New cases were identified in
Berkeley, Harrison, Jackson, Monongalia, Preston and Wood counties.
The state breakdown of cases by county are two individuals from Berkeley
County, three from Harrison County, three from Jefferson County, two from
Jackson County, four individuals from Kanawha County, two from Marshall County,
two from Mercer County, 16 from Monongalia County, one from Preston County, one
from Putnam County, two from Tucker County, and one from Wood.
As of March 24, 2020, at 8:00 p.m., 798
residents have been tested for COVID-19, with 39 positive, 759 negative and six
tests pending (at state lab). These numbers include positive and negative tests
from the state’s public health lab, commercial labs and hospitals.
For the most up to date
information, please visit www.coronavirus.wv.gov