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Kanawha County reports two COVID-19 deaths, more than 3,000 cases

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KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – County health officials Tuesday reported an additional two deaths and more than 3,000 positive COVID-19 cases in Kanawha County.

Kanawha-Charleston Health Department officials confirmed the deaths of a 56-year-old male and a 65-year-old male, bringing the total to 89 deaths in the county.

As of Tuesday, Oct. 6, KCHD officials report 35 new cases of COVID-19 in Kanawha, totaling to 3,029 total cases. Out of those cases, 2,983 are confirmed cases, 46 are probable cases, 994 are active cases, and 1,946 people who have recovered from COVID-19.

There will be a drive-up COVID-19 testing and flu shot event from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15 hosted by KCHD and the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority. The drive-up testing will be in the old Smith’s parking lot in Clendenin.

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