West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR)
as of 5:00 p.m., on April 30, 2020, there have been 44,700 laboratory results
received for COVID-19, with 1,125 positive, 43,575 negative and 44 deaths.
has confirmed the deaths of a 74-year old male from Berkeley County, and
a 71-year old female and 81-year old male both from Kanawha County. “We
are very sorry to report more tragic news concerning the death toll in West
Virginia. Each life lost to this disease is a tragedy. We send our thoughts and
sympathies to the families,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.
These are considered official
numbers reported to the state, which will in turn, be reported
to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Delays may be
experienced with the reporting of cases and deaths from the local health
department to the state health department.
CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour
(5), Berkeley (145), Boone (3), Braxton (2), Brooke (3), Cabell (42), Fayette
(13), Gilmer (2), Grant (1), Greenbrier (3), Hampshire (7), Hancock (10), Hardy
(5), Harrison (30), Jackson (130), Jefferson (79), Kanawha (160), Lewis (4),
Lincoln (2), Logan (13), Marion (45), Marshall (12), Mason (12), McDowell (6),
Mercer (10), Mineral (17), Mingo (2), Monongalia (102), Monroe (5), Morgan
(11), Nicholas (6), Ohio (27), Pendleton (3), Pleasants (2), Pocahontas
(2), Preston (13), Putnam (25), Raleigh (8), Randolph (4), Roane (6), Summers
(1), Taylor (6), Tucker (4), Tyler (3), Upshur (4), Wayne (85), Wetzel (3),
Wirt (3), Wood (38), Wyoming (1).
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 Wood County
in this report.
The dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov contains West Virginia-specific data and now includes outbreak information for West Virginia’s
nursing homes. A Frequently Asked Questions document has been
developed regarding case counts and can be found here.
The number of
laboratory results received refers to the number of tests performed and
completed, not the number of residents tested as some individuals have had
multiple samples taken for COVID-19 tests.