West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR)
as of 10:00 a.m., on May 1, 2020, there have been 46,844 laboratory results
received for COVID-19, with 1,136 positive, 45,708 negative and 46 deaths.
has confirmed the deaths of a 58-year old male and an 86-year old female
both from Jackson County. “We grieve with these families at this time of great loss,”
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 (147), Boone (6), Braxton (2), Brooke (3), Cabell (43), Fayette
(14), 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 (46), Marshall (12), Mason (12), McDowell (6),
Mercer (10), Mineral (18), Mingo (2), Monongalia (102), Monroe (5), Morgan
(11), Nicholas (6), Ohio (28), 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 (39), 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
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.