25 new COVID-19 cases, one additional death reported in West Virginia on Thursday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Thursday that 25 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State, taking the overall total past the 2,100 mark.

One additional death has been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR — a 62-year-old male from Roane County.

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of 5 p.m. on June 4, 2020, there have been 106,535 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 2,102 total cases and 79 deaths,” according to a press release.

New cases were reported Thursday in Berkeley, Boone, Cabell, Hancock, Jackson, Jefferson, Kanawha, Mineral, Ohio and Wayne counties.

In his daily virtual press briefing Thursday, Gov. Jim Justice said gatherings of up to 100 people are now permitted. Fairs and festivals can begin July 1, he added.

About 599 West Virginia cases remain active, according DHHR data. Of the cases that are no longer active, 1,424 people have recovered and 79 have died, a mortality rate of about 5.3 percent.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (8/0), Berkeley (322/14), Boone (11/0), Braxton (2/0), Brooke (4/1), Cabell (67/2), Calhoun (2/0), Clay (6/0), Fayette (52/0), Gilmer (10/0), Grant (11/1), Greenbrier (9/0), Hampshire (31/0), Hancock (18/2), Hardy (39/0), Harrison (39/1), Jackson (138/0), Jefferson (199/5), Kanawha (228/3), Lewis (9/0), Lincoln (5/0), Logan (19/0), Marion (50/1), Marshall (30/0), Mason (15/0), McDowell (6/0), Mercer (13/0), Mineral (46/2), Mingo (6/2), Monongalia (124/11), Monroe (7/1), Morgan (18/1), Nicholas (9/0), Ohio (48/0), Pendleton (11/2), Pleasants (3/1), Pocahontas (20/1), Preston (19/5), Putnam (37/1), Raleigh (16/1), Randolph (132/0), Ritchie (1/0), Roane (9/0), Summers (1/0), Taylor (8/1), Tucker (4/0), Tyler (3/0), Upshur (6/1), Wayne (103/0), Wetzel (9/0), Wirt (4/0), Wood (50/3), Wyoming (2/0).

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