150 new cases of COVID-19, one additional death reported in West Virginia on Wednesday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Wednesday that 150 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State.

One additional death has also been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 77-year old male from Wood County.

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of 5 p.m. on July 15, 2020, there have been 217,786 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 4,557 total cases and 98 deaths,” according to a press release.

Upshur County reported no new cases, but it was in the minority. Well over half the counties in West Virginia reported new cases on Wednesday — Barbour, Berkeley, Boone, Brooke, Cabell, Clay, Fayette, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Hancock, Hardy, Harrison, Jefferson, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mingo, Monongalia, Ohio, Pendleton, Preston, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Wayne, Wetzel and Wood.

About 1,461 West Virginia cases remain active, according DHHR data. Of the cases that are no longer active, 2,999 people have recovered and 98 have died.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (23/0), Berkeley (531/19), Boone (46/0), Braxton (5/0), Brooke (32/1), Cabell (197/7), Calhoun (4/0), Clay (13/0), Fayette (89/0), Gilmer (13/0), Grant (20/1), Greenbrier (74/0), Hampshire (45/0), Hancock (47/3), Hardy (47/1), Harrison (131/0), Jackson (148/0), Jefferson (256/5), Kanawha (442/12), Lewis (23/1), Lincoln (12/0), Logan (41/0), Marion (116/3), Marshall (71/1), Mason (26/0), McDowell (12/0), Mercer (67/0), Mineral (68/2), Mingo (34/2), Monongalia (624/14), Monroe (14/1), Morgan (19/1), Nicholas (19/1), Ohio (158/0), Pendleton (17/1), Pleasants (4/1), Pocahontas (37/1), Preston (86/21), Putnam (93/1), Raleigh (83/3), Randolph (192/2), Ritchie (2/0), Roane (12/0), Summers (2/0), Taylor (22/1), Tucker (7/0), Tyler (10/0), Upshur (31/2), Wayne (136/1), Webster (1/0), Wetzel (38/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (186/9), Wyoming (7/0).

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