16 cases of COVID-19 in West Virginia, 460 now tested

Published: Mar. 22, 2020 at 7:12 PM EDT
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West Virginia has now confirmed 16 cases of COVID-19. That is up from 12 reported Saturday.

The state DHHR says the new cases are in Kanawha, Jefferson, and Monongalia Counties.

The cases, like the previous ones reported, are travel related.

State health officials say as of Sunday evening, 460 tests have been conducted in West Virginia. Of those, 444 have come back negative.

The DHHR says the tests have been done at the state's public health lab, commercial labs and hospitals.

Of the 460 tests, 229 have been done at the state lab. Four are still pending results.