Nine new COVID-19 deaths reported in West Virginia on Monday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Monday that nine additional deaths have been attributed to COVID-19, including three from Harrison County.

The newly reported deaths include a 91-year old female from Cabell County, an 84-year old female from Kanawha County, a 78-year old male from Grant County, a 66-year old male from Harrison County, an 86-year old male from Harrison County, a 76-year old male from Harrison County, a 75-year old female from Kanawha County, a 71-year old female from Kanawha County, and an 83-year old female from Kanawha County.

Overall, 121 new cases of COVID-19 were reported Monday in the Mountain State, including one in Upshur County.

The new case in Upshur County brings the running total to 59, with 15 currently active. The county remains yellow on the statewide alert map.

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of 10 a.m., September 14, 2020, there have been 487,714 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 12,820 total cases and 275 deaths,” according to a press release.

New cases were reported Monday in Barbour, Berkeley, Brooke, Cabell, Fayette, Harrison, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Marshall, Mason, Mercer, Monongalia, Morgan, Nicholas, Ohio, Pocahontas, Putnam, Raleigh, Ritchie, Taylor, Upshur and Wayne counties.

About 3,184 West Virginia cases remain active, according DHHR data. Of the cases that are no longer active, 9,361 people have recovered and 275 have died. The daily percent positive was 2.69%.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (37), Berkeley (884), Boone (176), Braxton (9), Brooke (105), Cabell (658), Calhoun (22), Clay (29), Doddridge (17), Fayette (475), Gilmer (19), Grant (147), Greenbrier (117), Hampshire (95), Hancock (135), Hardy (75), Harrison (324), Jackson (229), Jefferson (401), Kanawha (2019), Lewis (37), Lincoln (144), Logan (547), Marion (244), Marshall (140), Mason (125), McDowell (80), Mercer (380), Mineral (149), Mingo (301), Monongalia (1715), Monroe (144), Morgan (45), Nicholas (69), Ohio (332), Pendleton (46), Pleasants (15), Pocahontas (58), Preston (142), Putnam (403), Raleigh (423), Randolph (230), Ritchie (11), Roane (41), Summers (28), Taylor (114), Tucker (15), Tyler (15), Upshur (59), Wayne (320), Webster (7), Wetzel (46), Wirt (9), Wood (333), Wyoming (80).

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