There are now 20 confirmed positive cases of the coronavirus in West Virginia.
In an update from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, state officials said that four new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Monday.
The new cases were identified in Kanawha and Monongalia Counties
As of March 23, the current cases in West Virginia’s counties breakdown as the following:
- Jefferson County – 3
- Jackson County – 1
- Kanawha County – 4
- Marshall County – 2
- Mercer County – 2
- Monongalia County – 5
- Putnam County – 1
- Tucker County – 2
The state lab has tested 630 residents for the coronavirus disease, with 20 positive returns. In total, 610 people have tested negative. These numbers are from the state’s public health lab, commercial labs and hospitals.
On Saturday, two cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Marshall County. The update comes just hours after West Virginia Governor Jim Justice announces an order for all residents in the Mountain State to stay at home.