© 2022 West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Telling West Virginia's Story
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
Report for America is a national service program coordinated by The GroundTruth Project.The inivitiative is made possible in rural Appalachia with support from the Galloway Family Foundation.

W.Va. Up To 5 Total Coronavirus Cases; New Positives In Tucker, Monongalia Counties

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported three additional cases of the coronavirus Thursday night.  

Two residents of Tucker County have tested positive. A third newly reported case is in Monongalia County.  

That’s in addition to an individual confirmed Wednesday night in Mercer County and West Virginia’s first confirmed case on Tuesday in Shepherdstown, Jefferson County.  

The DHHR reports 224 tests have been conducted total, between the state and commercial laboratories.  

WVU Medicine and Marshall University recently announced drive-thru testing locations, where staff have collected samples for two private laboratories: LabCorp and Quest Diagnostics.  

Emily Allen is a Report for America corps member.

WVPB is local news, education, music, and entertainment for West Virginia.
Your donation today will help keep us strong and vital.