The West Virginia Department of Health and
Human Resources (DHHR) reports
as of 10:00 a.m., on August 18, 2020, there have been 365,551 total confirmatory laboratory results received
for COVID-19, with 8,731 total cases and 164 deaths.
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 90-year
old male from Logan County, an 80-year old male from Raleigh County, a 74-year
old male from Raleigh County, and an 86-year old male from Kanawha County. “We
mourn the heartbreaking loss of these West Virginians and send our deepest
sympathies to their loved ones,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.
PER COUNTY: Barbour (33), Berkeley (745), Boone
(123), Braxton (8), Brooke (79), Cabell (466), Calhoun (7), Clay (18),
Doddridge (6), Fayette (175), Gilmer (18), Grant (131), Greenbrier (96),
Hampshire (90), Hancock (113), Hardy (64), Harrison (245), Jackson (169),
Jefferson (310), Kanawha (1,113), Lewis (28), Lincoln (110), Logan (374),
Marion (202), Marshall (130), Mason (75), McDowell (66), Mercer (244), Mineral
(129), Mingo (204), Monongalia (1,001), Monroe (20), Morgan (33), Nicholas
(40), Ohio (285), Pendleton (43), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston
(131), Putnam (227), Raleigh (306), Randolph (217), Ritchie (3), Roane (20),
Summers (19), Taylor (84), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (40), Wayne (220),
Webster (6), Wetzel (44), Wirt (7), Wood (285), Wyoming (47).
note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the
local health department to DHHR. 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 Hancock,
McDowell, Wayne, and Wyoming counties in
dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov has been updated to include the
school alert system, a 7-day trend and a cumulative summary among many other