119 new COVID-19 cases reported in West Virginia on Monday morning

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Monday that 119 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State.

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of 10 a.m., on August 3, 2020, there have been 294,902 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 6,973 total cases and 117 deaths,” according to a press release.

Fifty people across the state are now in intensive care, the DHHR says, a new high. Since July 1, the number of people actively receiving intensive care has increased tenfold.

The overall number of hospitalizations also hit a new high on Monday, as did the number of active cases, which is approaching the 2,000 mark, more than three times what it was a month ago.

New cases were reported Monday in Berkeley, Boone, Cabell, Fayette, Grant, Hancock, Harrison, Jefferson, Kanawha, Logan, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mineral, Monongalia, Nicholas, Ohio, Pendleton, Preston, Putnam, Raleigh, Tucker, Wayne and Wood counties.

About1,938 West Virginia cases remain active, according DHHR data. Of the cases that are no longer active, 4,918 people have recovered and 117 have died. The daily percent positive was 3.19%.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (634/23), Boone (79/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (60/1), Cabell (328/10), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (4/0), Fayette (131/0), Gilmer (16/0), Grant (80/1), Greenbrier (87/0), Hampshire (74/0), Hancock (98/4), Hardy (53/1), Harrison (197/1), Jackson (157/0), Jefferson (287/5), Kanawha (838/13), Lewis (26/1), Lincoln (67/1), Logan (154/0), Marion (175/4), Marshall (125/2), Mason (49/0), McDowell (43/1), Mercer (165/0), Mineral (111/2), Mingo (132/2), Monongalia (909/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (25/1), Nicholas (31/1), Ohio (255/0), Pendleton (37/1), Pleasants (7/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (101/23), Putnam (171/1), Raleigh (189/7), Randolph (202/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (6/0), Taylor (52/1), Tucker (11/0), Tyler (12/0), Upshur (36/2), Wayne (183/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (225/11), Wyoming (23/0).

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