The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported on Oct. 13 that there have been 644,019 total confirmatory laboratory results received statewide for Covid-19, with 18,555 total cases and 387 deaths.

DHHR confirmed the deaths of a 79-year-old man, an 85-year-old man and a 90-year-old woman from Kanawha County, an 84-year-old woman from Boone County and an 84-year-old man from Cabell County. "As these families grieve the passing of their loved ones, we recognize their great contributions as West Virginians," said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR cabinet secretary. "We join in sending our deepest condolences."

Cases per county include: Barbour (149), Berkeley (1,268), Boone (269), Braxton (21), Brooke (138), Cabell (1,045), Calhoun (30), Clay (51), Doddridge (55), Fayette (694), Gilmer (54), Grant (176), Greenbrier (143), Hampshire (117), Hancock (177), Hardy (98), Harrison (564), Jackson (331), Jefferson (480), Kanawha (3,162), Lewis (53), Lincoln (199), Logan (694), Marion (330), Marshall (218), Mason (156), McDowell (99), Mercer (478), Mineral (189), Mingo (453), Monongalia (2,169), Monroe (169), Morgan (80), Nicholas (156), Ohio (417), Pendleton (59), Pleasants (21), Pocahontas (61), Preston (171), Putnam (719), Raleigh (616), Randolph (338), Ritchie (20), Roane (75), Summers (64), Taylor (153), Tucker (48), Tyler (22), Upshur (182), Wayne (448), Webster (14), Wetzel (71), Wirt (22), Wood (426), Wyoming (143).

In the most recent seven-day period information available on the DHHR website, Fayette County's case numbers have shown solid improvement. There were 32 total cases in the county during that period. The three-day span from Oct. 9-11 featured just seven confirmed cases, including none on the latter day. The county showed three new cases on Tuesday morning.

Kanawha included 185 cases in the same period, with just 23 combined on the final two reporting days. The Oct. 13 daily report, however, showed Kanawha with 49 additional positive cases.

Through Oct. 11, active outbreaks remained at several of the state's nursing homes or long-term care centers. At Glasgow Health and Rehabilitation Center, 51 positive resident cases and 33 positive staff cases are listed on the DHHR website, and six deaths have been reported at the facility. At Montgomery Rehab and Nursing, 17 positive resident cases and eight positive staff cases are currently reported, and there have been two deaths.

Through Oct. 12, one active inmate positive case remained at Mount Olive Correctional Complex. There have been 200 cumulative inmate cases, with 192 recovered and two currently in quarantine. There has been one Covid-19-related inmate death. Deaths of positive inmates are not included when medical opinion doesn't conclude Covid-19 caused or contributed to the death, pending further medical determination, according to the West Virginia Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Deaths at MOCC not included by this criteria are six.

The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department announced Monday afternoon there are 3,209 total Covid-19 cases in Kanawha County, which was up 22 from Sunday. Of those, 3,172 are confirmed cases and 37 are probable cases. Active cases are at 997, and recovered cases are at 2,114. The death of an 85-year-old man brought the total number of deaths in Kanawha County to 98.

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