West Virginia jumps to 39 positive cases of COVID-19


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

As of 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, there are currently 39 positive coronavirus cases in the Mountain State.

  • Berkeley (2)
  • Harrison (3)
  • Jackson (2)
  • Jefferson (3)
  • Kanawha (4)
  • Marshall (2)
  • Mercer (2)
  • Monongalia (16)
  • Preston (1)
  • Putnam (1)
  • Tucker (2)
  • Wood (1)

Tests have come back negative for 759 state residents. Six tests are still pending.

Gov. Jim Justice declared Wednesday, March 25 a Day of Prayer. The ceremony will take place at noon.

The governor’s Stay at Home Order went into effect at 8 p.m., shutting down all ‘nonessential businesses.’

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