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Coronavirus in West Virginia: Jackson County death toll increases to 8 total

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Jackson County, WV (WOWK) – The Jackson County Health Department has released the latest numbers of COVID-19 related cases bringing the total deaths in the county to eight.

The current number of COVID-19 cases include:

  • 397 tested cases
  • 134 positive cases
  • 243 negative cases
  • 20 pending cases
  • 8 deaths
  • 97 active cases including 8 who are currently in the hospital
  • 29 recoveries from COVID-19

Jackson County has seen a spike in COVID-19 related cases recently. Among the notable cases include a total of 64 residents, 32 employees testing positive for the virus in a Jackson County nursing home.

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