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Mingo County reports eighth COVID-19 related death

Coronavirus in West Virginia

MINGO COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – Mingo County health officials have reported their eighth death in Mingo County.

Mingo County Health Department officials confirm the death of an 83-year-old person who was hospitalized at the Appalachian Regional Healthcare in South Williamson.

Earlier today, Mingo county health officials have also announced a possible exposure of COVID-19 close to Mingo Central High School with young people in attendance who have tested positive for COVID-19.

This death does not reflect in the state’s current total number of deaths on the official West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.

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