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Coronavirus in West Virginia: WV has 51 positive cases; 12 more from yesterday

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WTRF) – West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources confirmed 13 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday evening.

As of 12 a.m. Thursday, March 26, there are currently 51 positive coronavirus cases in the Mountain State.

  • Berkeley (2)
  • Harrison (3)
  • Jackson (4)
  • Jefferson (3)
  • Kanawha (5)
  • Logam (1)
  • Marion (1)
  • Marshall (2)
  • Mercer (2)
  • Monongalia (18)
  • Ohio (2)
  • Preston (2)
  • Putnam (2)
  • Raleigh  (1)
  • Tucker (2)
  • Wood (1)

DHHR says there are 19 pending cases with 1,031 negative cases.

Earlier today, Gov. Jim Justice announced due to coronavirus concerns schools that schools in WV would be closed until April 20.

Gov. Justice also recommended the state tax commissioner to extend the tax filing deadline to July 15.

**Note: DHHR released a statement at 11:59 PM with a correction stating a new case previously identified as a Hancock County resident instead of a resident of Jefferson County, Ohio.**

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