The COVID-19 virus delta variant-first identified in India and thought to be more contagious-has been found in Hampshire County. The case was identified through routine public screening. Twelve cases of the variant have been reported across West Virginia, including five in Monongalia County and four in Berkeley. Hampshire County is reporting seven new cases as of Monday night. In total, there have been 1,961 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 37 deaths.