183 new cases of COVID-19, three additional deaths reported in West Virginia on Saturday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Saturday that 183 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State.

Three additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 67-year old female from Pleasants County, an 88-year old female from Mercer County and a 95-year old female from Logan County.

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of 10 a.m. on August 15, 2020, there have been 350,076 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 8,457 total cases and 160 deaths,” according to a press release.

New cases were reported Saturday in Berkeley, Boone, Brooke, Cabell, Greenbrier, Hardy, Harrison, Jefferson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, McDowell, Mercer, Mingo, Monongalia, Ohio, Preston, Putnam, Raleigh, Summers, Wayne, Wetzel and Wood counties.

“I urge everyone in West Virginia to do their part to reduce the spread of this virus throughout our communities so we can protect one another and prevent further loss of life,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary, in a press release.

About 1,999 West Virginia cases remain active, according DHHR data. Of the cases that are no longer active, 6,298 people have recovered and 160 have died. The daily percent positive was 3.1%.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (31), Berkeley (733), Boone (117), Braxton (8), Brooke (74), Cabell (447), Calhoun (6), Clay (18), Doddridge (6), Fayette (166), Gilmer (18), Grant (131), Greenbrier (95), Hampshire (86), Hancock (112), Hardy (63), Harrison (243), Jackson (166), Jefferson (304), Kanawha (1066), Lewis (28), Lincoln (105), Logan (354), Marion (199), Marshall (130), Mason (70), McDowell (66), Mercer (227), Mineral (126), Mingo (200), Monongalia (986), Monroe (20), Morgan (32), Nicholas (39), Ohio (278), Pendleton (42), Pleasants (14), Pocahontas (42), Preston (128), Putnam (216), Raleigh (292), Randolph (213), Ritchie (3), Roane (19), Summers (18), Taylor (61), Tucker (11), Tyler (15), Upshur (38), Wayne (218), Webster (4), Wetzel (45), Wirt (7), Wood (275), Wyoming (46).

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