The West Virginia Department of Health and
Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of 10:00 a.m., on August 10,
2020, there have been 326,886 total confirmatory
laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 7,754 total
cases and 141 deaths.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an
83-year old male from Kanawha County and a 74-year old male from Logan County. “We
mourn with all families suffering the loss of loved ones due to COVID-19,” said
Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.
In 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
PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case):
Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (671/27), Boone
(101/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (63/1), Cabell (395/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay
(18/0), Doddridge (6/0), Fayette (151/0), Gilmer (17/0), Grant (120/1),
Greenbrier (93/0), Hampshire (76/0), Hancock (108/4), Hardy (60/1), Harrison
(223/3), Jackson (165/0), Jefferson (289/7), Kanawha (925/13), Lewis (28/1),
Lincoln (87/0), Logan (234/0), Marion (187/4), Marshall (126/4), Mason (56/0),
McDowell (63/1), Mercer (200/0), Mineral (121/2), Mingo (171/2), Monongalia
(928/17), Monroe (20/1), Morgan (28/1), Nicholas (36/1), Ohio (266/3), Pendleton
(40/1), Pleasants (11/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (104/21), Putnam (194/1),
Raleigh (248/7), Randolph (205/5), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (15/0), Summers (12/0),
Taylor (55/1), Tucker (10/0), Tyler (13/0), Upshur (37/3), Wayne (208/2),
Webster (4/0), Wetzel (43/0), Wirt (7/0), Wood (238/12), Wyoming (34/0).
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 Marshall and Pleasants counties in this report.
note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the
local health department to DHHR. Visit
the dashboard at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more detailed information.
On July 24,
2020, Gov. Jim Justice announced that DHHR, the agency in charge of reporting
the number of COVID-19 cases will transition from providing twice-daily updates
to one report every 24 hours. This became
effective August 1, 2020.