West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of 5:00 p.m., on May 21, 2020,
there have been 84,319 laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 1,603 positive,
82,716 negative and 71 deaths.
has confirmed the death of a 73-year old female from Jackson County. “It is
with a heavy heart that we report another life lost to this horrible virus,”
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 (251), Boone
(9), Braxton (2), Brooke (3), Cabell (56), Calhoun (2), Clay (2), Fayette (39),
Gilmer (9), Grant (6), Greenbrier (9), Hampshire (13), Hancock (13), Hardy
(34), Harrison (37), Jackson (135), Jefferson (132), Kanawha (203), Lewis (5),
Lincoln (5), Logan (15), Marion (48), Marshall (27), Mason (15), McDowell (6),
Mercer (13), Mineral (35), Mingo (3), Monongalia (119), Monroe (6), Morgan
(17), Nicholas (9), Ohio (38), Pendleton (5), Pleasants (2), Pocahontas
(15), Preston (15), Putnam (31), 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. Such is the case of Kanawha County in this
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.