The Logan County Health Department reported an additional death attributed to COVID-19.
On Monday, Health Department Director Steve Browning confirmed the death of a 68-year-old female. The fatality brings Logan’s death toll to 131 since the onset of the outbreak.
A total 40 additional infections of the virus has been confirmed through laboratory testing over the weekend. Moreover, the health department reported 47 cases have been cleared for recovery.
Logan has 121 active cases, 5,270 recoveries and 131 fatalities for a cumulative total of 5,522 cases of COVID-19
Twenty people are hospitalized.
As of Monday morning, Logan is orange on the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources County Alert Map. The map measures the severity of infection in each county.
A color is rendered for a county by choosing the lower percentage between the county’s infection rate and the percentage of positivity.
On Monday, Logan was reported with a 35.69% infection rate. The infection rate in Logan would earn the county a red zone qualification for the severity of the spread.
The percentage of positivity in Logan was reported at 5.23% and within the orange category for the second most severe community spread of COVID-19.
The state DHHR updates the county alert map color-coding daily at 10 a.m.