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Coronavirus

West Virginia officials report 10 more COVID deaths

CHARLESTON — Two residents in their mid-40s are among the 10 confirmed COVID-19 deaths reported on Friday by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. The department has confirmed the deaths of a 46-year-old man from Logan County and a 46-year-old woman from Clay County. At ...

West Virginia reports plateau in COVID statistics

CHARLESTON — Statewide active COVID-19 cases remained in the 1,100 range on Thursday in West Virginia, according to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. The state reported 1,146 active cases, up 21 from Wednesday. Another 403 new cases of the virus have been received ...

West Virginia COVID adviser: Cool weather may bring new surge of infections

CHARLESTON — Colder weather may bring with it an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, according to West Virginia’s coronavirus adviser on Thursday. Studies from the United Kingdom indicate increases in cases and hospitalizations have occurred with the arrival of cooler weather, Dr. ...

COVID claims four more lives in West Virginia

CHARLESTON — Four more deaths have been attributed to the COVID-19 coronavirus in West Virginia, the Department of Health and Human Resources reported on Wednesday. The state also reported another decline in the number of active cases between Tuesday and Wednesday, reporting 1,125 active ...

Active cases drop to 170 in West Virginia

Staff Report CHARLESTON — Active cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus dropped about 170 from Monday to Tuesday mornings, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources said Tuesday. The department reported 1,233 active cases of the virus, down from 1,402 on Monday. Monday’s ...

Two Jackson County residents among West Virginia COVID deaths

CHARLESTON — Two Jackson County residents were among 14 people whose deaths were attributed to COVID-19 in the latest update from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. The agency announced Monday it had confirmed the deaths of two women, ages 83 and 94, from Jackson ...