West Virginia

Cases

New WV Cases

September 18
+251
Trend
Rising

New WV Deaths

September 18
+3
Trend
Rising

Total WV Cases

Confirmed cases
13,685
Deaths
300

Tests in WV

Positive-Test Rate
4.8%

County Trends

Rising
14
Falling
13
Flat
28

Total County Cases

>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0

By County

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More than 50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
10-50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
County Confirmed New cases yesterday Deaths
Monongalia 1,836 45 5
Kanawha 2,194 40 62
Fayette 524 23 10
Raleigh 470 21 6
Cabell 707 17 9
Mingo 346 14 9
Putnam 471 11 2
Wayne 336 8 11
Berkeley 929 7 13
Ohio 349 6 6
Harrison 332 6 7
Wyoming 94 6 3
McDowell 86 6 1
Jackson 244 5 23
Lincoln 153 5 2
Mineral 161 4 4
Mercer 394 2 24
Marion 252 2 3
Marshall 150 2 1
Preston 147 2 4
Monroe 146 2 7
Taylor 117 2 6
Nicholas 79 2 3
Hardy 78 2 0
Summers 34 2 0
Logan 559 1 39
Wood 346 1 6
Boone 191 1 1
Hancock 140 1 0
Greenbrier 119 1 3
Hampshire 100 1 1
Morgan 49 1 0
Pleasants 16 1 2
Wirt 10 1 0
Jefferson 413 0 4
Randolph 233 0 2
Grant 150 0 7
Mason 130 0 5
Brooke 106 0 1
Upshur 60 0 0
Pocahontas 59 0 0
Pendleton 51 0 1
Wetzel 49 0 0
Roane 43 0 2
Barbour 42 0 1
Lewis 38 0 2
Clay 33 0 2
Calhoun 23 0 0
Gilmer 20 0 0
Doddridge 17 0 0
Tucker 16 0 0
Tyler 15 0 0
Ritchie 11 0 0
Braxton 10 0 0
Webster 7 0 0

Tracker: Vaccine & Drug Development

Researchers worldwide are scrambling to develop vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus. SmartNews is tracking progress here.

UPDATES
1 day ago
Pfizer vaccine trial bets on early win against coronavirus, documents show
2 days ago
US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines, officials say the shot wouldn’t be broadly available until the summer of 2021
2 days ago
Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations
9/15/2020
Pfizer says coronavirus vaccine study shows mostly mild-to-moderate side effects
9/15/2020
There may not be enough coronavirus vaccine doses to quickly supply the world, Gates Foundation says
9/15/2020
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial
CNN
9/13/2020
Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says
9/12/2020
Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial
9/11/2020
Governments should begin prep for transporting COVID-19 vaccine, trade org urges
9/8/2020
AstraZeneca vaccine trial paused to investigate 'a potentially unexplained illness'
West Virginia
STATUS: REOPENED
Cases
13,685 confirmed cases, with 251 new cases yesterday
Masks
Statewide mask mandate; All public indoor spaces (where social distancing isn't possible)
Closures
Amusement parks
Fact
Yale economic study finds that the benefit of each additional cloth mask worn by the public is conservatively worth $3,000-$6,000. Read more »

Policy last updated: 8/6/2020

Timeline: The Road to Reopening

Tracking the latest information on preventive measures and policy changes as the U.S. combats the coronavirus and struggles with when and how to reopen its economy.

UPDATES
7/6/2020
West Virginia governor issues statewide mask mandate

Coronavirus News

  • Sources: Johns Hopkins CSSE and The COVID Tracking Project
  • Disclaimer: This data changes rapidly, so what’s shown may be out of date. Table totals may not always represent an accurate sum.
  • †SmartNews is no longer displaying U.S. “recovered” data due to the lack of uniform reporting from state health departments.