211 people in West Virginia have recovered from COVID-19

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – According to the DHHR, 211 people have recovered from COVID-19.

As of Thursday, April 16, 2020, 18,027 tests have been conducted in the State of West Virginia, 17,304 tests have come back negative, and 723 have come back positive. As of today, 12 deaths have been announced, and 211 people have recovered.

To be considered fully recovered, the DHHR says the person has been released from the hospital and/or at least three days without a fever and seven days without symptoms.

The DHHR says that not all counties are reported recovered cases at this time.

The statewide cumulative positive lab results stand at 4.01%

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