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KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – Health officials say two more people in Kanawha County have died due to COVID-19, bringing the county’s total number of deaths to 95.

The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department confirmed the deaths of a 71-year-old male and a 71-year-old female.

As of 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department is reporting 45 new COVID-19 cases. The county has reported a total of 3,162 cases since the pandemic began. Of those cases, 3,125 are confirmed and 37 are probable.

Kanawha County currently has 994 active COVID-19 cases and 2,073 people in the county have recovered.

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