WV MetroNews DHHR reports 75th COVID-19 death – WV MetroNews – West Virginia MetroNews

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — COVID-19 has claimed 75 lives in West Virginia.

According to the state Department of Health and Human Resources, the 75th death was recorded in Fayette County. A 96-year-old man is that county’s fourth victim.

Bill Crouch

“We join the family in grieving for this West Virginian,” state DHHR Secretary Bill Crouch said Saturday morning.

There have now been 95,890 coronavirus tests given in West Virginia since early March with 1,974 confirmed case. The DHHR said that’s a cumulative positive test rate of 2.06 percent. The state currently has a daily positive test rate of 1.10 percent.

Cases per county as of Saturday morning include:

(Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (9/0), Berkeley (293/11), Boone (9/0), Braxton (2/0), Brooke (4/1), Cabell (59/2), Calhoun (2/0), Clay (2/0), Fayette (46/0), Gilmer (10/0), Grant (11/1), Greenbrier (9/0), Hampshire (28/0), Hancock (16/2), Hardy (39/0), Harrison (39/1), Jackson (136/0), Jefferson (172/5), Kanawha (222/2), Lewis (8/0), Lincoln (6/0), Logan (17/0), Marion (50/0), Marshall (28/0), Mason (15/0), McDowell (6/0), Mercer (13/0), Mineral (42/2), Mingo (5/1), Monongalia (122/11), Monroe (6/1), Morgan (17/1), Nicholas (8/0), Ohio (41/0), Pendleton (10/2), Pleasants (3/1), Pocahontas (20/1), Preston (20/5), Putnam (35/0), Raleigh (15/1), Randolph (129/0), Ritchie (1/0), Roane (9/0), Summers (1/0), Taylor (8/0), Tucker (4/0), Tyler (3/0), Upshur (6/1), Wayne (98/0), Wetzel (8/0), Wirt (4/0), Wood (50/3), Wyoming (3/0).

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