WV DHHR COVID-19 update – Nov. 20

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of 10 a.m., November 20, 2020, there have been 989,560 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 38,480 total cases and 639 deaths.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 83-year-old male from Marshall County, a 70-year-old male from Logan County, a 59-year-old female Boone County, a 74-year-old female Lincoln County, a 72-year-old male Monroe County, a 92-year-old female Ohio County, a 79-year-old male Marion County, an 85-year-old female Mineral County, a 79-year-old male Fayette County, a 68-year-old female Summers County, a 95-year-old female Summers County, a 74-year-old male Pleasants County, a 71-year-old male Kanawha County,  a 77-year-old female Kanawha County, a 75-year-old male Jackson County, and an 85-year-old male Hampshire County.

“We mourn the tragic loss of these West Virginians and send our deepest sympathies to their loved ones,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

Cases Per County: Barbour (312), Berkeley (2,544), Boone (559), Braxton (99), Brooke (483), Cabell (2,421), Calhoun (53), Clay (104), Doddridge (98), Fayette (1023), Gilmer (180), Grant (267), Greenbrier (361), Hampshire (246), Hancock (474), Hardy (181), Harrison (1,019), Jackson (636), Jefferson (1,093), Kanawha (5,024), Lewis (219), Lincoln (375), Logan (965), Marion (667), Marshall (961), Mason (309), McDowell (557), Mercer (1,163), Mineral (798), Mingo (889), Monongalia (2,948), Monroe (321), Morgan (226), Nicholas (291), Ohio (1,219), Pendleton (90), Pleasants (66), Pocahontas (89), Preston (420), Putnam (1,550), Raleigh (1,333), Randolph (599), Ritchie (107), Roane (144), Summers (242), Taylor (246), Tucker (98), Tyler (116), Upshur (410), Wayne (871), Webster (51), Wetzel (352), Wirt (77), Wood (1,950), Wyoming (584).

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.

For free COVID-19 testing locations, including pharmacy testing, please visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx. New sites are added daily.