West Virginia reports 16 additional COVID-19 deaths, more than 500 new cases Tuesday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Tuesday that 511 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State.

Sixteen additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 96-year old female from Boone County, a 75-year old female from Boone County, a 92-year old male from Wetzel County, a 47-year old male from Wetzel County, a 79-year old female from Boone County, a 65-year old male from Preston County, a 65-year old male from Marshall County, an 85-year old male from Wetzel County, a 79-year old female from Fayette County, an 85-year old female from Putnam County, an 81-year old female from Ohio County, a 78-year old male from Hancock County, a 72-year old female from Raleigh County, a 76-year old male from Kanawha County, an 80-year old female from Kanawha County, and an 88-year old female from Summers County.

Locally, more than three dozen total new cases were reported in Upshur (4), Barbour (10), Lewis (13), Randolph (13) and Webster (1) counties.

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of 10 a.m., November 10, 2020, there have been 861,038 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 29,316 total cases and 546 deaths,” according to a press release.

About 7,271 West Virginia cases remain active, according DHHR data. Of the cases that are no longer active, 21,499 people have recovered and 546 have died. The daily percent positive was 4.86%.

CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (233), Berkeley (1965), Boone (468), Braxton (90), Brooke (305), Cabell (1863), Calhoun (41), Clay (75), Doddridge (82), Fayette (857), Gilmer (119), Grant (219), Greenbrier (264), Hampshire (184), Hancock (296), Hardy (125), Harrison (786), Jackson (463), Jefferson (770), Kanawha (4245), Lewis (168), Lincoln (312), Logan (853), Marion (495), Marshall (619), Mason (207), McDowell (175), Mercer (931), Mineral (371), Mingo (767), Monongalia (2566), Monroe (282), Morgan (182), Nicholas (225), Ohio (828), Pendleton (80), Pleasants (47), Pocahontas (77), Preston (280), Putnam (1174), Raleigh (1000), Randolph (500), Ritchie (72), Roane (123), Summers (178), Taylor (187), Tucker (71), Tyler (89), Upshur (314), Wayne (700), Webster (43), Wetzel (282), Wirt (59), Wood (1166), Wyoming (443).

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