The West Virginia
Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of December
24, 2020, there have been 1,422,569 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19,
with 77,239 total cases and 1,228* deaths.
*Please note that a
death previously reported of an 87-year old female from Gilmer County has been
deemed non-COVID related and has been removed from the total death count.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 80-year old male from
Jefferson County, an 83-year old female from Fayette County, a 68-year old male
from Kanawha County, a 90-year old female from Hancock County, a 73-year old
female from Pocahontas County, an 87-year old female from Fayette County, a 56-year
old male from Ohio County, a 77-year old female from Pocahontas County, a 73-year
old male from Monongalia County, an 81-year old female from Summers County, a 46-year
old female from Kanawha County, a 77-year old female from Pocahontas County, a 92-year
old female from Brooke County, a 79-year old female from Pocahontas County, a 63-year
old male from Brooke County, a 90-year old female from Brooke County, a 66-year
old male from Wyoming County, an 89-year old male from Wood County, a 65-year
old male from Fayette County, an 80-year old female from Hancock County, a 94-year
old female from Greenbrier County, an 88-year old female from Monongalia
County, a 95-year old male from Hancock County, a 90-year old male from Summers
County, an 80-year old female from Randolph County, an 81-year old male from
Hancock County, an 89-year old female from Hancock County, an 85-year old male
from Kanawha County, a 79-year old male from Taylor County, a 62-year old
female from Hancock County, a 90-year old female from Putnam County, an 84-year
old female from Greenbrier County, a 93-year old female from Ohio County, and a
75-year old female from Kanawha County.
“This is an incredibly difficult time for the
families and friends of these West Virginians, especially during the holiday
season,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “We offer our sympathies
to each and every person connected to these individuals.”
CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (657),
Berkeley (5,557), Boone (975), Braxton (252), Brooke (1,251), Cabell (4,770),
Calhoun (118), Clay (241), Doddridge (219), Fayette (1,581), Gilmer (334),
Grant (697), Greenbrier (1,256), Hampshire (891), Hancock (1,650), Hardy (689),
Harrison (2,614), Jackson (1,055), Jefferson (2,150), Kanawha (8,074), Lewis
(447), Lincoln (695), Logan (1,496), Marion (1,571), Marshall (1,829), Mason
(934), McDowell (875), Mercer (2,410), Mineral (2,033), Mingo (1,305),
Monongalia (4,915), Monroe (588), Morgan (570), Nicholas (587), Ohio (2,320),
Pendleton (253), Pleasants (330), Pocahontas (333), Preston (1,450), Putnam
(2,768), Raleigh (2,454), Randolph (1,035), Ritchie (304), Roane (270), Summers
(376), Taylor (622), Tucker (291), Tyler (306), Upshur (773), Wayne (1,582),
Webster (125), Wetzel (633), Wirt (193), Wood (4,462), Wyoming (1,073).
Delays may be
experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department
to DHHR. 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.
total number of vaccines received and administered is shown on the Dashboard
Overview page and is included on the daily dashboard update. Please
visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov
for more information.
testing is available daily to all West Virginia residents. Please
visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx to view the
testing site map and location list.
note that the COVID-19 dashboard update for Christmas Day, December 25, 2020, will
be published at 12:00 p.m. instead of 10:00 a.m.