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Kanawha County surpasses 2,000 COVID-19 cases, one additional death

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KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – Kanawha County health officials have reported there are 2,031 total cases and one additional death of COVID-19 in Kanawha County.

The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department officials have also confirmed the 51 death in the county. There is no other information about this death at this time and this does not reflect the current state’s numbers.

County health officials say the number of positive COVID-19 cases has increased with 70 new cases since Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020.

Of the 2,031 cases in Kanawha County, 2,016 are confirmed cases, 15 are probable cases and 700 are active cases. 1,280 West Virginians have recovered from COVID-19 as of Sunday, Sept. 13.

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