West Virginia COVID-19 Statistics

Updated Sep 26, 2020 @ 12:20am EDT
Population  1,792,000   |   Policy  Reopening State
Cases
14,962
Total
0.83% Per Capita
Deaths
335
Total
0.019% Per Capita
Recovered
0
Total
14,627 In Recovery
New Cases
243
September 26
1.6% Growth

Yesterday there were 204 new confirmed* cases, 0 recoveries, 6 deaths. The current 7-day rolling average of 184 new cases/day grew 12.9% from 14 days ago, while the average of 5 deaths/day grew 66.7% in West Virginia, at that rate...

Cases in 7 Days
16,194
Estimated
1,232 New Cases
Cases in 14 Days
17,331
Estimated
2,369 New Cases
Cases in 30 Days
19,723
Estimated
4,761 New Cases
West Virginia
Mortality Rate
2.2%
Currently
W.H.O.
Mortality Rate
3.6%
Average
Deaths in 7 Days
377
Estimated
42 New Deaths
Deaths in 14 Days
430
Estimated
95 New Deaths
Deaths in 30 Days
596
Estimated
261 New Deaths

* The number of cases displayed reflects how many have been tested & confirmed so far. It does NOT include the potentially many undetected people who are currently infected with COVID-19, whether asymptomatic or undiagnosed.


Testing Stats

Tests Performed
535,394
Total as of Sep 25
29.88% Per Capita
Tests Per Day
4,609
7 Day Avg
0.26% Per Capita
Positive Test Rate
3.9%
7 Day Avg
W.H.O. target: 10% max
Another gauge of expanding infection is an increasing positive test rate relative to overall testing.

Hospitalization Stats

The average rate of non-ICU hospitalization is 15%. West Virginia has approximately 6,810 non-ICU hospital beds in total.
Current Non-ICU Patients
2,194
Estimated (15% of Cases)
Non-ICU Capacity
32%
Estimated In Use
The average rate of ICU hospitalization is 5%. States have on average 20 - 30 ICU beds per 100,000 people, so West Virginia has roughly between 359 and 538 ICU beds. At the current rate West Virginia...
Current ICU Patients
731
Estimated (5% of Cases)
ICU Capacity
135% - 203%
Estimated In Use

Aggregate Daily & Cumulative Stats

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Helpful Resources

CDC: How to Plan, Prepare, and Respond to COVID-19
EPA Approved Disinfectants for Use Against COVID-19
Dont Panic: Comprehensive COVID-19 Guide
Food Safety and COVID-19: A Comprehensive Guide

Data Sources:
John Hopkins CSSE
CDC Testing Report

References:
https://www.aha.org/statistics/fast-facts-us-hospitals
http://www.centerforhealthsecurity.org/cbn/2020/cbnreport-02272020.html
https://www.statnews.com/2020/03/10/simple-math-alarming-answers-covid-19/
https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/burden/index.html
https://covidactnow.org/
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