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DHHR Reports 921 New COVID Cases; Harrison County's Number at 3,742; State Deaths at 1,634

By Connect-Bridgeport Staff on January 12, 2021 via Connect-Bridgeport.com

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources is reporting as of this morning (Tuesday, Jan. 12) the total number of COVID-19 cases has increased from 102,282  to 103,203; an increase of 921. 
 
Tuesday's report is showing that the total number of tests given is 1,664,418 and the percentage of positive cases vs. tests given is at 5.40 percent. The daily percent positive is at 8.68 percent (daily tests/confirmatory test results).
 
According to the DHHR website, Harrison County's numbers are at 3,742 (2,640 confirmed cases, 1,102 probable cases), 1,641 active cases, and 39 deaths with 2,062 recoveries.
 
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. 
 
The total number of deaths related to the virus has increased from 1,594 to 1,634.
 
DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 85-year old female from Putnam County, a 77-year old female from Marion County, a 55-year old male from Cabell County, a 77-year old female from Lewis County, an 85-year old male from Wyoming County, a 72-year old male from Mercer County, a 78-year old female from Mason County, a 75-year old male from Harrison County, a 57-year old male from Cabell County, a 72-year old female from Upshur County, an 83-year old female from Gilmer County, an 84-year old female from Boone County, a 96-year old female from Wood County, a 67-year old male from Mercer County, a 78-year old male from Randolph County, a 64-year old male from Gilmer County, a 58-year old male from Tyler County, an 84-year old female from Wayne County, a 72-year old female from Brooke County, a 95-year old male from Mason County, a 67-year old male from Monongalia County, a 75-year old male from Pleasants County, 96-year old female from Jackson County, an 82-year old female from Jackson County, a 57-year old female from Mercer County, a 65-year old female from Jackson County, a 76-year old female from Jackson County, a 79-year old male from Lewis County, a 92-year old male from Wood County, an 82-year old male from Jackson County, a 59-year old female from Marion County, an 87-year old male from Monongalia County, a 66-year old male from Jackson County, a 90-year old male from Wood County, a 92-year old male from Kanawha County, a 59-year old female from Grant County, a 79-year old male from Monongalia County, an 85-year old female from Randolph County, a 79-year old male from Jefferson County, and a 64-year old female from Monongalia County.
 
“The loss of additional lives is painful to report,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.  “To these families, we extend our deepest sympathy and commitment to continue working to end transmission of this deadly virus.”
 
The number of recoveries from the virus is at 72,992 with active cases at 28,577. 
 
According to the DHHR site, there are 755 hospitalizations as of Jan. 11.
 
Cases Per County list below now includes confirmed and probable cases into one number.
 
CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (1,088), Berkeley (7,597), Boone (1,228), Braxton (633), Brooke (1,654), Cabell (6,101), Calhoun (177), Clay (288), Doddridge (320), Fayette (2,063), Gilmer (506), Grant (882), Greenbrier (1,914), Hampshire (1,175), Hancock (2,200), Hardy (1,011), Harrison (3,742), Jackson (1,411), Jefferson (2,828), Kanawha (9,853), Lewis (663), Lincoln (954), Logan (1,992), Marion (2,580), Marshall (2,433), Mason (1,232), McDowell (1,095), Mercer (3,534), Mineral (2,264), Mingo (1,666), Monongalia (6,157), Monroe (757), Morgan (784), Nicholas (856), Ohio (2,906), Pendleton (410), Pleasants (692), Pocahontas (425), Preston (2,043), Putnam (3,348), Raleigh (3,356), Randolph (1,589), Ritchie (465), Roane (365), Summers (585), Taylor (853), Tucker (403), Tyler (447), Upshur (1,188), Wayne (1,993), Webster (198), Wetzel (833), Wirt (270), Wood (5,857), Wyoming (1,339).
 
To view more updated information from the DHHR including the county by county alert map, click HERE
 
The DHHR's next update is tentatively scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday.



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