The West Virginia Department of Health and
Human Resources (DHHR) reports
as of 10:00 a.m., on August 21, 2020, there have been 384,143 total confirmatory laboratory results received
for COVID-19, with 9,066 total cases and 170 deaths.
has confirmed the deaths of a 35-year old female from Fayette County, an 85-year old female from
Mercer County, an 81-year old male from Mercer County, and an 87-year old
female from Kanawha County. “Today’s reporting of four losses is a heartbreaking reminder of the
threat this virus presents,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “West
Virginians believe in taking care of each other, and we must strive to keep the
health of our neighbors in mind. We extend our sympathy to all of the loved
ones impacted by these deaths.”
PER COUNTY: Barbour (33), Berkeley (757), Boone
(127), Braxton (9), Brooke (83), Cabell (487), Calhoun (8), Clay (19),
Doddridge (6), Fayette (183), Gilmer (18), Grant (131), Greenbrier (96),
Hampshire (91), Hancock (116), Hardy (63), Harrison (250), Jackson (182),
Jefferson (315), Kanawha (1,178), Lewis (32), Lincoln (115), Logan (425),
Marion (206), Marshall (134), Mason (81), McDowell (65), Mercer (264), Mineral
(129), Mingo (208), Monongalia (1,030), Monroe (31), Morgan (37), Nicholas
(40), Ohio (284), Pendleton (47), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston
(133), Putnam (237), Raleigh (319), Randolph (218), Ritchie (3), Roane (23),
Summers (18), Taylor (88), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (41), Wayne (224),
Webster (7), Wetzel (45), Wirt (7), Wood (289), Wyoming (52).
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 Braxton,
Hardy, Lincoln, Mason, McDowell, Mingo, Summers, and Wood counties in this
visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.