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Confirmed Cases and Deaths in West Virginia from COVID-19 Virus Pandemic

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112,617
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1,849
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Dynamics of Coronavirus Spread in West Virginia

Coronavirus(COVID-19) disease live statistics in West Virginia

# City Confirmed Recovered Deaths
1 Kanawha 10,483 No data 248
2 Berkeley 8,289 No data 73
3 Monongalia 6,648 No data 54
4 Cabell 6,604 No data 135
5 Wood 6,227 No data 87
6 Harrison 4,157 No data 45
7 Raleigh 3,797 No data 40
8 Mercer 3,754 No data 78
9 Putnam 3,588 No data 67
10 Ohio 3,180 No data 57
11 Jefferson 3,072 No data 31
12 Marion 3,023 No data 24
13 Marshall 2,612 No data 60
14 Hancock 2,360 No data 77
15 Mineral 2,337 No data 73
16 Preston 2,305 No data 35
17 Fayette 2,218 No data 61
18 Logan 2,169 No data 66
19 Wayne 2,157 No data 26
20 Greenbrier 2,100 No data 47
21 Randolph 2,032 No data 8
22 Brooke 1,811 No data 47
23 Mingo 1,803 No data 20
24 Jackson 1,526 No data 43
25 Wyoming 1,457 No data 26
26 Mason 1,432 No data 26
27 Boone 1,338 No data 28
28 Upshur 1,333 No data 20
29 Hampshire 1,278 No data 24
30 McDowell 1,166 No data 8
31 Hardy 1,119 No data 14
32 Lincoln 1,065 No data 9
33 Barbour 1,030 No data 15
34 Nicholas 966 No data 9
35 Grant 936 No data 19
36 Taylor 932 No data 15
37 Wetzel 930 No data 18
38 Monroe 839 No data 11
39 Morgan 833 No data 10
40 Lewis 746 No data 11
41 Pleasants 734 No data 12
42 Braxton 718 No data 1
43 Summers 642 No data 19
44 Gilmer 542 No data 6
45 Pocahontas 529 No data 9
46 Tyler 522 No data 3
47 Ritchie 516 No data 8
48 Pendleton 505 No data 3
49 Tucker 427 No data 7
50 Roane 421 No data 6
51 Doddridge 375 No data 5
52 Clay 310 No data 4
53 Wirt 305 No data 1
54 Webster 225 No data 0
55 Calhoun 194 No data 0

What Is a Coronavirus?

A coronavirus is a virus belonging to a large family of viruses that cause respiratory problems in humans, ranging from the cold to other more severe diseases.

Its name originates from the Latin word for “crown” and the Ancient Greek korōnè, wreath, and refers to the appearance of the viruses.

Types

  • The most well-known coronaviruses are SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome or camel flu) and SARS-COV-2 (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2).
  • These viruses are also present in animals such as camels, cattle, cats, and bats.
Covid-19: Brief

Covid-19: Brief

Covid-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) is an infectious disease caused by SARS-CoV-2. This virus made its first appearance in Wuhan, China on 31 December, 2019. Several of those infected worked at a seafood market where livestock alongside other animals such as bats and snakes were present. This suggested that the virus was spread from animal to person. It emerged later that a large number of patients had been not been exposed to animals which indicates a person-to-person spread.

Pandemic:

  • Since the outbreak in China, every country on the continent except Antarctica has been fighting to contain the virus.
  • Cases are increasing daily, despite mandated measures such as lockdowns or contact bans.
  • Europe is considered to be at the heart of the spread with countries such as Italy and Spain reporting thousands of fatalities daily.

Vaccines or anti-viral drugs have yet to be discovered to stop the increasing number of fatalities worldwide

How It Spreads

  • Via respiratory droplets, e.g. coughing, sneezing, talking, breathing
  • Via dust
  • Via close contact, e.g. handshakes, surfaces (the virus can live on surfaces for up to 72 hours)

The most common way that this disease spreads is through close contact with a person who has the infection. Every time a person coughs or sneezes, they produce droplets – a single cough can emit as many as 3,000 while a sneeze 10,000. Close contact is within around 6 feet.

Symptoms

Although COVID-19 symptoms may vary from person to person, WHO has provided certain indicators. People who are fit and healthy with no underlying symptoms are most likely to experience the following symptoms:

  • Fever – if you feel hot to the touch and have a temperature higher than 100.4 F (38.0 C).
  • Shortness of breath – as COVID-19 is a respiratory disease, this is a symptom to be monitored carefully.
  • A dry cough
  • Fatigue
COVID-19 symptoms

How to Prevent

The best way to prevent virus affecting you is to keep up with simple but vital recommendations.

Wash your hands thoroughly:

  • After you’ve been to the bathroom, before preparing food and regularly at all other times.
  • Use soap and water, or if not available, an alcohol-based solution.
  • Sing or hum your favorite melody to make sure you wash your hands for the recommended length of 20 seconds.

Practice ’social distancing’:

  • Skip meeting up with friends and limit contact with household members
  • Work remotely, if possible – check your company’s policies regarding remote working
  • Only go out if you need to go to the shops or to work, but keep at least 6 feet between you and other people– especially important if they’re sneezing or coughing

If you’re sick:

  • Cough or sneeze into your sleeve or a tissue and dispose of it immediately
  • Self-isolate at home for 14 days – the time it takes for symptoms to appear after exposure to COVID-19

How to Get Tested

Due to limited resources, it is not possible for everyone to get tested. Nevertheless, you can generally request a test from your doctor or health authority if you can answer ‘yes’ to the following questions (different rules may apply according to your country of residence):

  • Have you been experiencing the above symptoms?
  • Have you travelled to highly affected countries within 14 days of symptoms appearing?
  • Have you been in close contact with another person who has tested positive for COVID19?

Arranging a test:

  • Don’t travel to your doctor’s surgery or local hospital. If you suspect you have coronavirus, you risk infecting others
  • Call your GP who will arrange for you to go to a dedicated test center where they will take a mouth or nose swab
  • Results from the test lab will usually be available in 24-72 hours

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