West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of 10:00 a.m., on May 20, 2020,
there have been 80,641 laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 1,545 positive,
79,096 negative and 69 deaths.
death of a 75-year old male from Kanawha County has been confirmed. “We send
our deepest condolences to the family of this West Virginian,” said Bill J.
Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.
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.
CONFIRMED CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (7), Berkeley (233), Boone
(9), Braxton (2), Brooke (3), Cabell (56), Calhoun (2), Clay (2), Fayette (40),
Gilmer (8), Grant (6), Greenbrier (9), Hampshire (12), Hancock (12), Hardy
(33), Harrison (37), Jackson (135), Jefferson (111), Kanawha (204), Lewis (5),
Lincoln (5), Logan (15), Marion (48), Marshall (25), Mason (15), McDowell (6),
Mercer (13), Mineral (30), Mingo (3), Monongalia (118), Monroe (6), Morgan
(17), Nicholas (9), Ohio (37), Pendleton (5), Pleasants (2), Pocahontas
(9), Preston (15), Putnam (30), Raleigh (14), Randolph (8), Ritchie (1), Roane
(9), Summers (1), Taylor (8), Tucker (4), Tyler (3), Upshur (6), Wayne (96),
Wetzel (7), Wirt (4), Wood (47), Wyoming (3).
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.
Please visit the
dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information. 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.