WV DHHR COVID-19 update - December 2

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of 10:00 a.m., December 2, 2020, there have been 1,152,045 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 49,905 total cases and 778 deaths.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 25-year-old female from Cabell County, a 74-year-old male from Hampshire County, a 61-year-old female from Wyoming County, a 59-year-old male from Pocahontas County, a 90-year-old female from Marshall County, an 88-year-old female from Marshall County, an 85-year-old male from Marshall County, a 68-year-old female from Hancock County, an 80-year-old female from Marshall County, a 74-year-old male from Greenbrier County, a 99-year-old female from Wetzel County, a 95-year-old male from Wetzel County, a 69-year-old female from McDowell County, an 82-year-old male from Preston County, an 89-year-old female from Berkeley County, a 54-year-old male from Mineral County, a 69-year-old female from Wayne County, a 71-year-old female from Preston County, a 72-year-old male from Preston County, and a 95-year-old female from Mineral County.

“Today is a difficult day as our state continues to feel the effects of this terrible pandemic,” said DHHR Secretary Bill Crouch. “Our hearts go out to the families who have lost loved ones and to those who are currently battling COVID-19. We must continue to pull together as a state and community in fighting this virus and protecting our fellow West Virginians.”

Cases Per CountyBarbour (456), Berkeley (3,453), Boone (682), Braxton (124), Brooke (709), Cabell (3,056), Calhoun (82), Clay (123), Doddridge (129), Fayette (1,190), Gilmer (214), Grant (407), Greenbrier (552), Hampshire (372), Hancock (787), Hardy (300), Harrison (1,527), Jackson (713), Jefferson (1,442), Kanawha (5,862), Lewis (252), Lincoln (444), Logan (1,088), Marion (943), Marshall (1,298), Mason (535), McDowell (640), Mercer (1,383), Mineral (1,385), Mingo (998), Monongalia (3,400), Monroe (390), Morgan (305), Nicholas (385), Ohio (1,651), Pendleton (111), Pleasants (104), Pocahontas (225), Preston (686), Putnam (2,050), Raleigh (1,674), Randolph (751), Ritchie (185), Roane (191), Summers (280), Taylor (366), Tucker (148), Tyler (149), Upshur (527), Wayne (1,076), Webster (69), Wetzel (425), Wirt (120), Wood (2,708), Wyoming (783).

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.

Please visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx for free testing locations, including recurring testing events and pharmacy events which are listed on the new locator map. New sites are added daily.