The COVID-19 Data
Review Panel, responsible for verifying the data utilized in the West Virginia Department of Education Saturday
Education Map, today reviewed data from a public health perspective to
determine the accuracy and reliability of the data to ensure they are a true
indication of what’s occurring among counties across West Virginia.
As a result of today’s review, the panel approved
Barbour County: Moved from green to yellow due to data validation
due to three cases updated to confirmed status and three cases updated with correct
county of residence.
Clay County: Moved from gold to
yellow due to data validation and transfer of one case to correct county of
Harrison County: Moved from yellow to green due to data validation
and exclusion of twenty-two nursing home patients.
Upshur County: Moved from gold to orange due to data validation
and one probable case updated to confirmed status.
contributing toward the Saturday Education Map is based on data from the DHHR’s
County Alert Map as of 11:59 p.m. Thursday, October 15, 2020. This cut off time
is used to give time to verify the accuracy and completeness of all data to be
utilized in the Saturday Education Map.
To view the Saturday Education Map, visit https://wvde.us/reentrymetrics. The COVID-19 dashboard
is located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov.
DHHR media contact: DHHRCommunications@wv.gov AND Education media contact: Christy.Day@k12.wv.us