The West Virginia Department of Health and
Human Resources (DHHR)
reports as of 5:00 p.m., on July 17, 2020, there have been 222,427 total
laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 4,783 total
cases and 100 deaths.
alignment with updated definitions from the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention, the dashboard includes probable cases which are individuals that have
symptoms and either serologic (antibody) or epidemiologic (e.g., a link to a
confirmed case) evidence of disease, but no confirmatory test.
PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case):
Barbour (24/0), Berkeley (539/19), Boone
(53/0), Braxton (6/0), Brooke (35/1), Cabell (207/7), Calhoun (4/0), Clay
(15/0), Fayette (98/0), Gilmer (13/0), Grant (21/1), Greenbrier (76/0),
Hampshire (46/0), Hancock (51/3), Hardy (48/1), Harrison (133/1), Jackson
(149/0), Jefferson (262/5), Kanawha (472/12), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (19/0),
Logan (42/0), Marion (124/3), Marshall (77/1), Mason (26/0), McDowell (12/0),
Mercer (68/0), Mineral (69/2), Mingo (48/2), Monongalia (654/15), Monroe
(14/1), Morgan (19/1), Nicholas (19/1), Ohio (173/0), Pendleton (18/1),
Pleasants (4/1), Pocahontas (37/1), Preston (90/24), Putnam (99/1), Raleigh
(92/3), Randolph (196/2), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (12/0), Summers (2/0), Taylor
(26/1), Tucker (7/0), Tyler (10/0), Upshur (31/2), Wayne (144/2), Webster
(2/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (192/10), Wyoming (7/0).
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 Harrison and Ohio
counties in this report.
Please note that delays may be experienced
with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.
Please visit the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.
COVID-19 testing opportunities, the Governor's Office, the Herbert Henderson
Office of Minority Affairs, WV Department of Health and Human Resources, WV
National Guard, local health departments, and community partners today provided
free COVID-19 testing for residents in counties with high minority populations
and evidence of COVID-19 transmission.
Today’s testing resulted in 914 individuals tested: 279 in
Berkeley County; 416 in Jefferson County; and 219 in Mercer County. Please note
these are considered preliminary numbers.
will be held tomorrow in Berkeley, Jefferson and Monongalia counties in these locations.