One death, 153 new cases of COVID-19 reported in West Virginia on Wednesday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Wednesday that 153 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State.

One additional death has been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 74-year old female from Mercer County.

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of 5 p.m. on July 29, 2020, there have been 273,988 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 6,326 total cases and 112 deaths,” according to a press release.

New cases were reported Wednesday in Berkeley, Boone, Brooke, Cabell, Doddridge, Fayette, Grant, Hampshire, Hancock, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Marshall, Mason, Mercer, Mineral, Mingo, Monongalia, Nicholas, Ohio, Pendleton, Raleigh, Taylor, Tucker, Wood and Wyoming counties.

About 1,625 West Virginia cases remain active, according DHHR data. Of the cases that are no longer active, 4,589 people have recovered and 112 have died. The daily percent positive was 2.64%.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (609/22), Boone (69/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (53/1), Cabell (288/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/0), Doddridge (4/0), Fayette (124/0), Gilmer (14/0), Grant (65/1), Greenbrier (83/0), Hampshire (68/0), Hancock (89/3), Hardy (51/1), Harrison (175/1), Jackson (157/0), Jefferson (280/5), Kanawha (716/13), Lewis (24/1), Lincoln (54/2), Logan (106/0), Marion (163/4), Marshall (116/2), Mason (45/0), McDowell (19/1), Mercer (126/0), Mineral (100/2), Mingo (109/2), Monongalia (850/16), Monroe (18/1), Morgan (24/1), Nicholas (28/1), Ohio (243/0), Pendleton (35/1), Pleasants (6/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (97/22), Putnam (146/1), Raleigh (148/5), Randolph (203/3), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (14/0), Summers (5/0), Taylor (42/1), Tucker (9/0), Tyler (11/0), Upshur (36/2), Wayne (176/2), Webster (3/0), Wetzel (40/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (219/11), Wyoming (18/0).

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