West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of 10:00 a.m., on May 21, 2020,
there have been 83,181 laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 1,593 positive,
81,588 negative and 70 deaths.
has confirmed the death of an 85-year old female from Kanawha County. “We
mourn with all families suffering the loss of loved ones due to COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet
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 (248), Boone
(9), Braxton (2), Brooke (3), Cabell (55), Calhoun (2), Clay (2), Fayette (39),
Gilmer (9), Grant (6), Greenbrier (9), Hampshire (12), Hancock (13), Hardy
(34), Harrison (37), Jackson (135), Jefferson (131), Kanawha (205), Lewis (5),
Lincoln (5), Logan (15), Marion (48), Marshall (26), Mason (15), McDowell (6),
Mercer (13), Mineral (34), Mingo (3), Monongalia (118), Monroe (6), Morgan
(17), Nicholas (9), Ohio (38), Pendleton (5), Pleasants (2), Pocahontas
(13), Preston (15), Putnam (30), Raleigh (14), Randolph (9), Ritchie (1), Roane
(8), Summers (1), Taylor (8), Tucker (4), Tyler (3), Upshur (6), Wayne (96),
Wetzel (7), Wirt (4), Wood (48), 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.