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Coronavirus Update: West Virginia with 65,708 positive cases, 1,012 deaths as of 10 a.m. today 

Thresholds surpassed: more than 65,000 cases, 1,000 dead, 21,000 active cases, 1,300 new cases in 24 hours, 4.00 cumulative percent positivity; 9.0 daily percent positivity

Free testing sites listed; Harvard Global Health COVID Map included

WV Press Report

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Here are the totals from the West Virginia Health and Human Resources website as of 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 15.

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West Virginia Cases

Total Positive Cases – 65,708

Current Active Cases – 21,091

Total Lab Results reported – 1,330,401

Cumulative positive test percentage – 4.14

Daily Percent Positive – 9.61

Total Deaths – 1,012

After 9,071 more tests, the number of new positive cases is up 1,314 cases from the 64,394cases reported at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 14.

To see charts on active cases, recovered cases, hospitalization, county breakdowns and other data, visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx

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.

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.

Free COVID-19 testing daily events scheduled for today, Tuesday, December 15, 2020:

Berkeley County

  • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Shenandoah Community Health, 99 Tavern Road, Martinsburg, WV

Boone County

Clay County

  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Howard Knotts Building at Maysel Park, 2286 Upper Two Run Road, Maysel, WV

Hardy County

Jackson County

  • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Ravenswood Senior Center, 511 Washington Street, Ravenswood WV

Mercer County

Mineral County

  • 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Frankfort Middle School, 356 Golden Drive, Ridgeley, WV

Mingo County

  • 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Delbarton Volunteer Fire Department, 68 Farley Avenue, Delbarton, WV
  • 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Williamson Health and Wellness Center, under the tent, 183 2nd Avenue, Williamson, WV
  • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Hurley Drug Company, 210 Logan Street, Williamson, WV

Nicholas County

  • 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Summersville City Hall, Pavilion Parking Lot, 400 North Broad Street, Summersville, WV

Ohio County

Putnam County

  • 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Liberty Square, 613 Putnam Village, Hurricane, WV (pre-registration: bit.ly/pchd-covid)

Taylor County

Wayne County

  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Wayne County Health Department, 217 Kenova Avenue, Wayne, WV

Wood County

  • 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Mineral Wells Elementary, 1776 Elizabeth Pike, Mineral Wells, WV

Additional testing will be held on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 in Berkeley, Hardy, Harrison, Logan, Marshall, Mason, Mercer, Mingo, Ohio, Taylor, Wayne, and Wirt counties.There are many ways to obtain free COVID-19 testing in West Virginia. Please visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx

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