16 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in West Virginia

12 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in West Virginia, 3 new cases
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WDTV-- UPDATE 03/22/2020
There are now 16 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the mountain state.

According to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, four new cases were confirmed Sunday. New cases were confirmed Jefferson, Kanawha and Monongalia counties.

A breakdown of cases by county are:
- Jefferson County- 3
-Jackson County- 1
-Kanawha County- 3
-Marshall County- 2
-Mercer County- 2
-Monongalia County- 2
Putnam County- 1
Tucker County- 2

DHHR officials say 460 residents have been tested for COVID-19, with 444 negative and 4 pending.

ORIGINAL STORY
The Number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise here in the mountain state.

According to the DHHR, cases are now in the double digits with 12 confirmed cases.

The four new cases are in two different counties. Putnam now has one case. Marshall County also has 2 confirmed cases and Mercer County now has an additional case bringing the number there to 2.

397 people have been tested, one still pending, and there are 12 total cases in West Virginia.

Counties with positive cases: Jackson (1), Jefferson (2), Putnam (1) Kanawha (1), Marshall (2), Mercer (2), Monongalia (1), Tucker (2)