West Virginia reports 20 new cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths on Easter Sunday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources said 20 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 had been found in the state on Easter Sunday.

The 20 new positives came from just 438 tests as fewer samples were processed over the holiday weekend.

The DHHR also announced two additional deaths: a 25-year old male from Logan County and an 80-year old woman from Monongalia County.

“We mourn with all families suffering the loss of loved ones due to COVID-19,” said Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary of DHHR.

Overall, West Virginia now has now identified more than 600 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of 5 p.m., on April 12, 2020, there have been 16,257 residents tested for COVID-19, with 611 positive, 15,646 negative and eight deaths,” according to a press release issued Sunday evening.

New cases were reported Sunday in Berkeley, Cabell, Grant, Jackson, Jefferson, Kanawha, Marion, Mingo, Monongalia and Ohio counties.

CONFIRMED CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (4), Berkeley (92), Boone (1), Braxton (1), Brooke (3), Cabell (23), Fayette (2), Grant (1), Greenbrier (3), Hampshire (4), Hancock (7), Hardy (2), Harrison (28), Jackson (27), Jefferson (49), Kanawha (86), Lewis (2), Logan (8), Marion (34), Marshall (6), Mason (8), McDowell (5), Mercer (8), Mineral (4), Mingo (1), Monongalia (83), Monroe (1), Morgan (6), Nicholas (2), Ohio (25), Pendleton (1), Pleasants (1), Preston (6), Putnam (11), Raleigh (5), Randolph (4), Roane (2), Summers (1), Taylor (3), Tucker (4), Tyler (3), Upshur (3), Wayne (17), Wetzel (3), Wirt (2), Wood (18), Wyoming (1).

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