223 people have now recovered from COVID-19 in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – According to the DHHR, 223 people have recovered from COVID-19.

As of Friday, April 17, 2020, 18,681 tests have been conducted in the State of West Virginia, 17,927 tests have come back negative, and 754 have come back positive. As of today, 13 deaths have been announced, and 223 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 4.04%

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