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 gold to yellow due to data validation of
five cases removed from previous positive cases from the 7-day period.
Boone County: Moved from gold to
yellow due to data validation and ten nursing home residents excluded from case
Hampshire County: Moved from gold
to yellow due to data validation and transfer of two cases to correct county of
Mineral County: Moved from green to yellow due to data validation
and received one transfer of case to correct county of residence.
Wood County: Moved from yellow to gold due to data validation of
one case updated to confirmed.
Pleasants County: Moved from green to yellow due to data
validation of one case updated to confirmed.
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 29, 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 OR Education media contact: Christy.Day@k12.wv.us