Fourth COVID-19 death in West Virginia reported

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WEST VIRGINIA (WDVM) — A fourth West Virginian has died from COVID-19, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice said during a briefing on April 6.

The patient was a Harrison County resident, an elderly man who had underlying health conditions, according to the Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department.

As of 10:30 a.m. this morning, the WV DHHR says 21 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed and officially reported to the state, making the total positive case count in West Virginia 345. They also say 9,940 residents have been tested for COVID-19, with 345 positive, 9,595 negative and a total of four deaths.

Watch Gov. Justice’s full April 6 briefing:

Here is what we know about all four COVID-19 deaths:

  • April 6: Elderly Harrison County man with underlying health conditions
  • April 5: 76-year-old Monongolia County man under care at Sundale Long Term Care
  • April 2: Jackson County patient with underlying health issues, age unknown
  • March 29: 88-year-old Marion County woman

West Virginia counties with confirmed cases include Barbour (2), Berkeley (54), Cabell (7), Greenbrier (3), Hancock (6), Hardy (2), Harrison (25), Jackson (16), Jefferson (22), Kanawha (56), Lewis (1), Logan (6), Marion (17), Marshall (5), Mason (4), Mercer (4), Mineral (2), Monongalia (53), Morgan (3), Ohio (15), Pendleton (1), Pleasants (1), Preston (4), Putnam (8), Raleigh (4), Randolph (3), Roane (2), Taylor (1), Tucker (3), Upshur (1), Wetzel (2), Wirt (1), Wood (11).

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