Upshur, Barbour, Lewis and Randolph counties all report new COVID-19 cases Tuesday

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The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Tuesday that 969 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State.

Locally, new cases were reported in Upshur (10), Barbour (2), Lewis (7), Randolph (17) and Webster (2) counties.

A total of 110 cases are currently active in Upshur County, according to the DHHR. Tuesday’s update:

  • Removed one probable and added one confirmed case to Nov. 17
  • Removed one confirmed case from Nov. 18
  • Added one probable case to Nov. 19
  • Removed two probable cases from Nov. 20
  • Removed one probable case from Nov. 21
  • Removed three probable cases and one confirmed case from Nov. 22
  • Added 15 probable and three confirmed cases to Nov. 23

Fifteen additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 94-year old male from Wayne County, a 78-year old female from Cabell County, a 70-year old male from Fayette County, an 80-year old male from Mineral County, a 74-year old female from Marshall County, a 90-year old female from Mineral County, a 35-year old female from Ohio County, an 84-year old female from Marion County, an 87-year old female from Wood County, a 92-year old female from Ritchie County, a 79-year old male from Wood County, a 70-year old female from Kanawha County, an 81-year old male from Kanawha County, a 70-year old male from Mineral County, and an 83-year old male from Mingo County.

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of 10 a.m., November 24, 2020, there have been 1,048,077 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 42,083 total cases and 682 deaths,” according to a press release.

About 13,940 West Virginia cases remain active, according DHHR data. Of the cases that are no longer active, 27,461 people have recovered and 682 have died. The daily percent positive was 4.80%.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (357), Berkeley (2799), Boone (593), Braxton (103), Brooke (566), Cabell (2640), Calhoun (62), Clay (107), Doddridge (114), Fayette (1065), Gilmer (192), Grant (307), Greenbrier (412), Hampshire (288), Hancock (569), Hardy (212), Harrison (1156), Jackson (667), Jefferson (1206), Kanawha (5316), Lewis (226), Lincoln (385), Logan (1006), Marion (757), Marshall (1070), Mason (367), McDowell (585), Mercer (1252), Mineral (1028), Mingo (939), Monongalia (3107), Monroe (342), Morgan (238), Nicholas (309), Ohio (1357), Pendleton (100), Pleasants (76), Pocahontas (107), Preston (479), Putnam (1710), Raleigh (1441), Randolph (646), Ritchie (133), Roane (152), Summers (260), Taylor (279), Tucker (112), Tyler (127), Upshur (454), Wayne (930), Webster (54), Wetzel (378), Wirt (92), Wood (2236), Wyoming (618).

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