West Virginia

Department of
Health & Human Resources

COVID-19 Data Review Panel Examines States Data 9-26-2020

9/26/2020

CORRECTION: After consultation with the Marshall County Health Department, the COVID-19 Data Review Panel has amended its previous action of moving Marshall County from yellow to gold. The reason for this is there was only one additional case, not two, included for Marshall County for a 7-day average. Marshall County is now considered YELLOW for the purpose of the WVDE School Alert System: Saturday Education Map.

 

The COVID-19 Data Review Panel, responsible for verifying the data utilized in the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) School Alert System: 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 has taken the following actions on the WVDE School Alert System: Saturday Education Map:

The data contributing toward the WVDE School Alert System: Saturday Education Map is based on data from the DHHR’s County Alert Map as of 11:59 p.m. Thursday, September 24, 2020. This cut off time is used to give time to verify the accuracy and completeness of all data to be utilized in the WVDE School Alert System: Saturday Education Map.

 

To review the WVDE School Alert System: Saturday Education Map, visit https://wvde.us/reentrymetrics. For more information, please visit https://wvde.us/west-virginia-department-of-education-releases-sept-26-2020-education-map-update.

The COVID-19 dashboard is located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov.

Contact Information

DHHR media contact: DHHRCommunications@wv.gov and Education media contact: Christy.Day@k12.wv.us