West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports
as of 10:00 a.m., on May 9, 2020, there have been 60,997 laboratory results
received for COVID-19, with 1,335 positive, 59,662 negative and 53 deaths.
DHHR has confirmed the death of a 70-year
old male from Kanawha County. “As we learn of yet another death to this
pandemic, we extend our sincere condolences to this man’s family,” 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 (186), Boone
(8), Braxton (2), Brooke (3), Cabell (48), Clay (2), Fayette (32), Gilmer (8),
Grant (3), Greenbrier (8), Hampshire (8), Hancock (12), Hardy (16), Harrison
(33), Jackson (136), Jefferson (87), Kanawha (181), Lewis (4), Lincoln (5),
Logan (13), Marion (46), Marshall (20), Mason (13), McDowell (6), Mercer (11),
Mineral (20), Mingo (2), Monongalia (111), Monroe (6), Morgan (16), Nicholas
(8), Ohio (35), Pendleton (5), Pleasants (2), Pocahontas (2), Preston
(14), Putnam (27), Raleigh (9), Randolph (5), Ritchie (1), Roane (8), Summers
(1), Taylor (8), Tucker (4), Tyler (3), Upshur (5), Wayne (93), Wetzel (5), Wirt
(3), Wood (43), Wyoming (1).
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.
The dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov contains West Virginia-specific data, including minority
data. 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.