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Upshur County reports 14 new COVID-19 cases Friday as statewide cumulative total tops 60,000

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Friday that 942 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State.

Locally, new cases were reported in Upshur (14), Lewis (15), Randolph (15) and Webster (2) counties.

A total of 84 cases are currently active in Upshur County, according to the DHHR. Friday’s update:

  • Added six probable and eight confirmed cases to Dec. 10
  • Removed one probable and added one confirmed case to Dec. 8
  • Removed one probable and added one confirmed case to Dec. 7
  • Added one confirmed case to Dec. 6
  • Removed two probable cases from Dec. 5
  • Added one probable case to Dec. 4

Seventeen additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 90-year old female from Hampshire County, an 85-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 101-year old female from Wyoming County, a 76-year old male from Jefferson County, a 74-year old female from Hampshire County, a 97-year old female from Preston County, a 69-year old male from Ohio County, an 82-year old female from Ohio County, a 91-year old female from Ohio County, a 90-year old male from Ohio County, an 86-year old male from Mineral County, a 93-year old female from Nicholas County, a 69-year old female from Ohio County, an 84-year old female from Kanawha County, a 77-year old male from Mineral County, a 95-year old female from Mineral County, and a 61-year old male from Mineral County.

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of December 11, 2020, there have been 1,283,407 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 60,637 total cases and 938 deaths,” according to a press release.

About 19,971 West Virginia cases remain active, according DHHR data. Of the cases that are no longer active, 39,728 people have recovered and 938 have died. The daily percent positive was 4.07%.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (541), Berkeley (4,276), Boone (780), Braxton (161), Brooke (935), Cabell (3,719), Calhoun (100), Clay (186), Doddridge (158), Fayette (1,328), Gilmer (234), Grant (551), Greenbrier (792), Hampshire (564), Hancock (1,188), Hardy (471), Harrison (1,871), Jackson (850), Jefferson (1,746), Kanawha (6,788), Lewis (316), Lincoln (521), Logan (1,192), Marion (1,163), Marshall (1,614), Mason (741), McDowell (718), Mercer (1,670), Mineral (1,763), Mingo (1,093), Monongalia (3,897), Monroe (452), Morgan (419), Nicholas (473), Ohio (1,924), Pendleton (161), Pleasants (154), Pocahontas (289), Preston (962), Putnam (2,395), Raleigh (1,954), Randolph (867), Ritchie (234), Roane (231), Summers (317), Taylor (458), Tucker (219), Tyler (205), Upshur (605), Wayne (1,279), Webster (101), Wetzel (500), Wirt (157), Wood (3,417), Wyoming (937).

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