West Virginia reports 13 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total count to 1,616

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WDTV)-- West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources officials reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State Friday morning.

That brings the total count to 1,616.

As of 10 a.m., DHHR officials say there have been 84,829 laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 1,616 positive, 83,213 negative and 71 deaths.

DHHR officials also reported 983 recoveries.

CONFIRMED CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (7), Berkeley (253), Boone (9), Braxton (2), Brooke (3), Cabell (56), Calhoun (2), Clay (2), Fayette (39), Gilmer (9), Grant (6), Greenbrier (9), Hampshire (13), Hancock (14), Hardy (34), Harrison (37), Jackson (135), Jefferson (136), Kanawha (204), Lewis (5), Lincoln (5), Logan (15), Marion (48), Marshall (27), Mason (15), McDowell (6), Mercer (13), Mineral (36), Mingo (3), Monongalia (119), Monroe (6), Morgan (17), Nicholas (9), Ohio (38), Pendleton (5), Pleasants (2), Pocahontas (17), Preston (15), Putnam (31), Raleigh (14), Randolph (10), Ritchie (1), Roane (8), Summers (1), Taylor (8), Tucker (4), Tyler (4), Upshur (6), Wayne (96), Wetzel (7), Wirt (4), Wood (48), Wyoming (3).

These are considered official numbers reported to the state, which will in turn, be reported to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), according to DHHR officials. Delays may be experienced with the reporting of cases and deaths from the local health department to the state health department.

DHHR officials say 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.