The West Virginia Department of Health and Human
Resources (DHHR) today confirmed three new cases of novel coronavirus disease
2019 (COVID-19) in the state, making the total positive case count at eight. New
cases were identified in Jackson, Jefferson, and Kanawha counties.
The state breakdown of cases by county are
two individuals from Jefferson County, one individual from Jackson County, one
individual from Kanawha County, one from Mercer County, one from Monongalia
County, and two individuals from Tucker County. All cases are travel related.
of March 20, 2020, at 6:00 p.m., 338 residents have been tested for COVID-19,
with 8 positive, 330 negative and 2 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 or http://www.cdc.gov/COVID19.