Emily Allen Published

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

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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.