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CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – West Virginia health officials reported another 11 fatalities related to COVID-19 Sunday morning, and also reported 1,152 new cases in the past 24 hours. The overall death toll since March now stands at 729.

WV COVID-19 statistics for Nov. 29, 2020 (Photo Courtesy: WV Department of Health and Human Resources)

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources confirms the deaths of a 49-year-old female from Harrison County, a 73-year-old male from Kanawha County, a 47-year-old female from Kanawha County, a 79-year-old female from Kanawha County, an 82-year-old male from Kanawha County, a 91-year-old female from Cabell County, a 97-year-old male from Putnam County, a 68-year-old male from Wood County, a 97-year-old female from Greenbrier County, a 97-year-old female from Mineral County, and an 84-year-old male from Marion County.

WV County Alert System map for Nov. 29, 2020. (Photo Courtesy: West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources)

On the County Alert System Map, Mineral, Marshall, Wirt, Mason and Wyoming counties are in the red. Counties in the orange include Boone, Wayne, Putnam, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Wood, Ritchie, Doddridge, Ohio, Taylor, Grant, Hardy, Morgan, Berkeley, and Jefferson counties. Meanwhile, Hancock, Brooke, Hampshire, Preston, Barbour, Harrison, Calhoun, Cabell, Mingo and Fayette counties are in gold. The rest of the counties are in green or yellow.

Number of COVID-19 cases per county: Barbour (405), Berkeley (3,189), Boone (645), Braxton (116), Brooke (642), Cabell (2,881), Calhoun (77), Clay (117), Doddridge (122), Fayette (1,154), Gilmer (203), Grant (358), Greenbrier (499), Hampshire (325), Hancock (694), Hardy (276), Harrison (1,387), Jackson (695), Jefferson (1,353), Kanawha (5,659), Lewis (241), Lincoln (424), Logan (1,049), Marion (883), Marshall (1,214), Mason (474), McDowell (621), Mercer (1,330), Mineral (1,255), Mingo (984), Monongalia (3,307), Monroe (374), Morgan (287), Nicholas (345), Ohio (1,525), Pendleton (104), Pleasants (93), Pocahontas (173), Preston (620), Putnam (1,968), Raleigh (1,583), Randolph (689), Ritchie (177), Roane (180), Summers (273), Taylor (339), Tucker (140), Tyler (139), Upshur (508), Wayne (1,018), Webster (68), Wetzel (411), Wirt (111), Wood (2,547), Wyoming (746).

The DHHR is hosting free COVID-19 testing events today and tomorrow:

Monroe County

  • 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Monroe County Health Department, 200 Health Center Drive, Union, WV

Testing happening on Monday, November 30, 2020

Berkeley County

  • 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Martinsburg High School, 701 South Queen Street, Martinsburg, WV
  • 4:30 PM – 8:00 PM, Dorothy McCormack Building, 2000 Foundation Way, Martinsburg, WV

Boone County

  • 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Boone County Health Department, 213 Kenmore Drive, Danville, WV

Hampshire County

  • 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Hampshire High School, 157 Trojan Way, Romney, WV

Harrison County

  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department, 330 West Main Street, Clarksburg, WV (by appointment; call 304-623-9308)

Jefferson County

  • 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Jefferson County Health Department, Front Parking Lot, 1948 Wiltshire Road, Kearneysville, WV
  • 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Shepherd University, Parking Lot beside Wellness Center, 164 University Drive, Shepherdstown, WV

Marshall County

  • 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Marshall County Health Department, 513 6th Street, Moundsville, WV

Mingo County

  • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, The Store House-The Gilbert Food Bank, 41 Snowflake Lane, Gilbert, WV
  • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Hurley Drug Company, 210 Logan Street, Williamson, WV

Ohio County

  • 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Valley Grove Volunteer Fire Department, 355 Fire House Lane, Valley Grove, WV
  • 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Warwood Fire Station 9, 1301 Richland Avenue, Wheeling, WV
  • 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Wheeling Island Fire Station 5, 11 North Wabash Street, Wheeling, WV

Taylor County

  • 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM, First Baptist Church, 2034 Webster Pike, Route 119 South, Grafton, WV

Wayne County

  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Wayne County Health Department, 217 Kenova Avenue, Wayne, WV

Wirt County

  • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department, Wirt County Office, 90 Senior Circle, Elizabeth, WV 

Wood County

  • 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Mineral Wells Elementary School, 1776 Elizabeth Pike, Mineral Wells, WV 

Wyoming County

  • 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Old Board of Education, 19 Park Street, Pineville, WV

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