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Kanawha County breaks record for one-day reported COVID-19 cases


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February 07 2021 06:00 pm

KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — Kanawha County breaks the record for a new one-day high reported for COVID-19 cases.

The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department confirm 137 new COVID-19 cases in Kanawha, bringing the total to 6,016 cases. Of these cases, 5,448 are confirmed cases and 568 are probable cases.

As of 4:30 p.m., Kanawha County has 1,119 active COVID-19 cases, up by 102 from Monday, Nov. 30.

There are 4,675 people who have recovered from the virus in Kanawha County.

Kanawha County has lost 142 residents due to the virus.

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