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Coronavirus Update: W.Va. with 9,633 positive cases, 199 deaths as of 10 a.m. Thursday

Monitoring of last seven days shows 13 percent – or 93 cases – of new 705 cases were under 19 years of age

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Here are the totals from the West Virginia Health and Human Resources website as of 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27.

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West Virginia Cases

Total Positive Cases – 9,633

Total Lab Results reported – 413,634

Cumulative positive test percentage – 2.33

Total Deaths – 199

After 4,205 more tests, the number of new positive cases is up 93 cases from the 9,540 cases reported at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020.

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.

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