Coronavirus Update: W.Va. with 5,161 positive cases, 101 deaths as of 10 a.m. today

Coronavirus Update: W.Va. with 5,080 positive cases, 100 deaths as of 10 a.m. today

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Here are the totals from the West Virginia Health and Human Resources website as of 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 21.

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West Virginia Cases

Total Positive Cases – 5,161

Total Lab Results reported – 239,341

Cumulative positive test percentage – 2.16

Total Deaths – 101

After 5,851 more tests, the number of new positive cases is up 81 cases from the 5,080 cases reported at 10 a.m. Monday, July 20.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is the official reporting agency for COVID-19, which in turn provides official case numbers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Medical providers and laboratories are required to report positive test results to DHHR. The data in the daily reports include all known positive cases but underreports the total number of individuals tested as not all laboratories are able to electronically submit negative test results.

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