18 new cases of COVID-19 reported in West Virginia on Election Day

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Tuesday that 18 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State.

No additional deaths were reported.

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of 5 p.m. on June 9, 2020, there have been 117,075 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 2,179 total cases and 84 deaths,” according to a press release.

Locally, one new case was reported in Barbour County and three in Randolph County. The W.Va. Division of Corrections also announced this week that one inmate at Tygart Valley Regional Jail has tested positive for the virus. A total of 421 tests were negative with 16 pending.

New cases were reported Tuesday in Barbour, Berkeley, Boone, Cabell, Harrison, Jackson, Kanawha, Marshall, Mineral, Monongalia, Ohio, Randolph and Wood counties.

About 613 West Virginia cases remain active, according DHHR data. Of the cases that are no longer active, 1,482 people have recovered and 84 have died, a mortality rate of about 5.4 percent.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (9/0), Berkeley (338/15), Boone (16/0), Braxton (2/0), Brooke (4/1), Cabell (69/2), Calhoun (2/0), Clay (7/0), Fayette (54/0), Gilmer (10/0), Grant (13/1), Greenbrier (9/0), Hampshire (33/0), Hancock (18/2), Hardy (40/0), Harrison (40/1), Jackson (141/0), Jefferson (199/5), Kanawha (234/7), Lewis (8/0), Lincoln (5/0), Logan (20/0), Marion (51/2), Marshall (32/1), Mason (15/0), McDowell (6/0), Mercer (13/0), Mineral (49/2), Mingo (7/2), Monongalia (128/14), Monroe (7/1), Morgan (18/1), Nicholas (7/0), Ohio (51/0), Pendleton (11/2), Pleasants (3/1), Pocahontas (20/1), Preston (19/5), Putnam (39/1), Raleigh (17/1), Randolph (137/0), Ritchie (1/0), Roane (9/1), Summers (1/0), Taylor (8/1), Tucker (6/0), Tyler (3/0), Upshur (6/1), Wayne (103/0), Wetzel (9/0), Wirt (4/0), Wood (51/3), Wyoming (3/0).

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