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WV COVID-19 Daily Update: Two people from Kanawha County have died due to COVID-19

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (WVVA) - The WV DHHR has confirmed that there have been a total of 549,310 confirmatory lab results sent in for COVID-19, with 15,348 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Mountain State and 334 deaths.

The WV DHHR has confirmed the deaths of two people in Kanawha County due to COVID-19.

One person was a 70-year old female and the other person a 72-year old male.

“Each death reported is a solemn reminder of the seriousness of this disease,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “Our sincere condolences are extended to these families.”

Please visit the dashboard located at www.coronavirus.wv.gov for more information.

Free COVID-19 testing locations are available Monday in Boone, Cabell, Kanawha, Taylor, and Wayne counties:

  • Boone County, September 28, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Boone County Health Department, 213 Kenmore Drive, Danville, WV
  • Cabell County, September 28, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Cabell Huntington Health Department, 703 Seventh Avenue, Huntington, WV
  • Kanawha County, September 28, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Elkview Baptist Church, 1150 Main Street, Elkview, WV (flu shots offered)
  • Taylor County, September 28, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM, First Baptist Church of Grafton, 2034 Webster Pike (US Rt 119 S), Grafton, WV
  • Wayne County, September 28, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Spring Valley High School, 1 Timberwolfe Drive, Huntington, WV

Testing is available to everyone, including asymptomatic individuals. For upcoming testing locations, please visit https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/pages/testing.aspx.

Pleae remember to follow COVID-19 guidelines, such as wearing a mask when in public, and staying socially distanced (6ft or more) from other people.

You can learn more information about the virus by clicking this link, which will take you to the CDC website.

For the latest news, go to our website at wvva.com.

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