Three deaths, 156 new cases of COVID-19 reported in West Virginia on Friday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Friday that 156 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 – an 81-year old female from Pleasants County, a 66-year old male from Mingo County and a 73-year old male from Mingo County.

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of 10 a.m. on August 7, 2020, there have been 312,521 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 7,433 total cases and 127 deaths,” according to a press release.

New cases were reported Friday in Berkeley, Boone, Brooke, Cabell, Fayette, Grant, Greenbrier, Hancock, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mineral, Mingo, Monongalia, Monroe, Nicholas, Ohio, Pleasants, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Roane, Wayne, Wetzel, Wood and Wyoming counties.

About 1,796 West Virginia cases remain active, according DHHR data. Of the cases that are no longer active, 5,510 people have recovered and 127 have died. The daily percent positive was 2.66%.

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (29/0), Berkeley (658/28), Boone (97/0), Braxton (8/0), Brooke (61/1), Cabell (364/9), Calhoun (6/0), Clay (17/1), Doddridge (5/0), Fayette (140/0), Gilmer (16/0), Grant (116/1), Greenbrier (91/0), Hampshire (76/0), Hancock (105/4), Hardy (57/1), Harrison (213/1), Jackson (162/0), Jefferson (288/6), Kanawha (885/13), Lewis (28/1), Lincoln (81/0), Logan (209/0), Marion (179/4), Marshall (126/4), Mason (54/0), McDowell (57/1), Mercer (177/0), Mineral (115/2), Mingo (156/2), Monongalia (918/17), Monroe (20/1), Morgan (25/1), Nicholas (35/1), Ohio (263/3), Pendleton (39/1), Pleasants (11/1), Pocahontas (40/1), Preston (101/21), Putnam (185/1), Raleigh (208/7), Randolph (204/4), Ritchie (3/0), Roane (15/0), Summers (7/0), Taylor (55/1), Tucker (11/0), Tyler (13/0), Upshur (36/3), Wayne (198/2), Webster (4/0), Wetzel (42/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (231/12), Wyoming (31/0).

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