CABELL COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – A spike in COVID-19 cases is being reported in one local county in our region.
According to the Cabell-Huntington Health Deaprtment, during a seven day period from June 25th to July 1st, 30 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Cabell County.
Several identifiable factors are associated with risk of infection among Cabell County residents in the spread of the disease:
- 1) Travel to and from multiple states is a risk factor
- 2) Household members as well as extended family members of infected individuals
are at particular risk.
- 3) Gatherings are a risk factor for infection and infections have been reported associated with larger social gatherings, but also from smaller visits among non-household family members.