Coronavirus in West Virginia: 56 new positive cases in Mountain State


CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of 10:00 a.m., on July 15, 2020, there have been 215,450 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 4,463 total cases and 97 deaths.

In alignment with updated definitions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the dashboard includes probable cases which are individuals that have symptoms and either serologic (antibody) or epidemiologic (e.g., a link to a confirmed case) evidence of disease, but no confirmatory test. 

CASES PER COUNTY (Case confirmed by lab test/Probable case): Barbour (23/0), Berkeley (530/19), Boone (42/0), Braxton (5/0), Brooke (31/1), Cabell (196/7), Calhoun (4/0), Clay (13/0), Fayette (86/0), Gilmer (13/0), Grant (20/1), Greenbrier (74/0), Hampshire (45/0), Hancock (43/3), Hardy (47/1), Harrison (128/0), Jackson (148/0), Jefferson (254/5), Kanawha (430/12), Lewis (22/1), Lincoln (10/0), Logan (40/0), Marion (113/3), Marshall (69/1), Mason (26/0), McDowell (12/0), Mercer (63/0), Mineral (68/2), Mingo (29/2), Monongalia (604/14), Monroe (14/1), Morgan (19/1), Nicholas (19/1), Ohio (151/0), Pendleton (16/1), Pleasants (4/1), Pocahontas (37/1), Preston (84/21), Putnam (91/1), Raleigh (81/3), Randolph (191/2), Ritchie (2/0), Roane (12/0), Summers (2/0), Taylor (22/1), Tucker (7/0), Tyler (10/0), Upshur (31/2), Wayne (128/1), Webster (1/0), Wetzel (37/0), Wirt (6/0), Wood (185/9), Wyoming (7/0).

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 note that delays may be experienced with the reporting of information from the local health department to DHHR.

Please visit the dashboard at for more detailed information.

Gov. Justice will give his COVID-19 briefing at 1:30 PM today.

You can watch the press briefing on the 7News Facebook page or on

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