Over 1,000 New Cases of COVID-19 in Mountain State Wednesday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported 1,087 new cases of COVID-19.

As of 10 o’clock Wednesday morning, West Virginia has 17,125 active cases of coronavirus.

Since the onset of the outbreak, 778 West Virginians have succumbed to the COVID-19. Twenty people have died in the last 24 hours.

West Virginia has 49,905 cumulative cases of the virus.

Today’s daily positive infection rate is 6.60%.

According to the state DHHR color-coded map released this morning, Wyoming and Wayne counties are in the restrictive red category.

Boone County is orange.

Logan, Lincoln and Mingo counties are yellow.

McDowell County is green.