WV DHHR COVID-19 update – Dec. 9


CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of December 9, 2020, there have been 1,250,368 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 58,462 total cases and 901 deaths.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 83-year-old male from Wayne County, an 87-year-old female from Berkeley County, a 76-year-old male from Berkeley County, a 70-year-old male from Berkeley County, an 81-year-old male from Wyoming County, a 79-year-old female from Mineral County, a 54-year-old male from Mineral County, a 64-year-old male from Mineral County, an 83-year-old female from Mineral County, a 94-year-old female from Mineral County, a 64-year-old female from Mineral County, a 76-year-old male from Kanawha County, a 59-year-old female from Ohio County, an 89-year-old male from Ohio County, an 85-year-old male from Ohio County, a 90-year-old male from Kanawha County, a 74-year-old female from Marshall County, a 71-year-old female from Berkeley County, a 49-year-old male from Mercer County, an 87-year-old female from Gilmer County, an 89-year-old female from Putnam County, an 80-year-old male from Putnam County, a 72-year-old male from Wood County, a 59-year-old male from Wood County, an 88-year-old male from Hancock County, a 73-year-old male from Hardy County, a 90-year old female from Mercer County, a 65-year-old male from Mercer County, an 88-year-old male from Mercer County, a 74-year-old female from Ritchie County, and a 78-year-old male from Wood County.

“As we extend our deepest sympathies to the loved ones, we also encourage all West Virginians to recognize the continued need to take every possible step to slow the spread of this disease,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.  

Cases Per CountyBarbour (540), Berkeley (4,122), Boone (753), Braxton (154), Brooke (891), Cabell (3,581), Calhoun (92), Clay (170), Doddridge (152), Fayette (1,284), Gilmer (228), Grant (520), Greenbrier (721), Hampshire (516), Hancock (1,085), Hardy (441), Harrison (1,794), Jackson (834), Jefferson (1,677), Kanawha (6,599), Lewis (298), Lincoln (507), Logan (1,169), Marion (1,127), Marshall (1,570), Mason (705), McDowell (700), Mercer (1,617), Mineral (1,733), Mingo (1,075), Monongalia (3,796), Monroe (438), Morgan (387), Nicholas (455), Ohio (1,873), Pendleton (147), Pleasants (139), Pocahontas (281), Preston (903), Putnam (2,353), Raleigh (1,894), Randolph (837), Ritchie (219), Roane (223), Summers (307), Taylor (447), Tucker (207), Tyler (194), Upshur (587), Wayne (1,238), Webster (94), Wetzel (489), Wirt (144), Wood (3,248), Wyoming (907).

Please note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR. As case surveillance continues at the local health department level, it may reveal that those tested in a certain county may not be a resident of that county, or even the state as an individual in question may have crossed the state border to be tested.

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.

There are many ways to obtain free testing in West Virginia. Please visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx for more testing options.

 

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