Kanawha County reports five new COVID-19 related deaths


This electron microscope image made available and color-enhanced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md., shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient. (NIAID/National Institutes of Health via AP)

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department is reporting five new COVID-19 related deaths Tuesday night.

They are a 72-year-old male, a 65-year-old male, a 79-year-old male, a 36-year-old female and a 74-year-old female, bringing the total number of deaths in Kanawha County to 216.

Active cases are at 1,901, up 5 from Monday. Recovered cases are at 8,397, up 20 from Monday. 

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