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Boyd County surpasses 50 COVID-19 deaths

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BOYD COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – Two more people in Boyd County have died in connection to COVID-19. The Boyd County Emergency Operations Center has reported a total of 51 deaths throughout the course of the pandemic.

Health officials confirmed the deaths of a 47-year-old woman and a 65-year-old woman due to the virus.

The county is also reporting 46 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. The new cases bring Boyd County to 3,888 cases reported throughout the pandemic, with 745 of those reported just this month.

A total of 2,192 county residents have recovered from the virus. Boyd County is currently red on Kentucky’s Current Incidence Rate map with a rate of 53.9%.

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