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Kanawha County reports 26 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths

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CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department is reporting 26 new COVID-19 cases in Kanawha County.

As of Thursday, Oct. 1, the county has reported a total of 2,848 COVID-19 cases, 2,812 of which are confirmed cases and 36 of which are probable cases. No additional deaths were reported in the county in the past 24 hours. The total number of deaths remains at 80, according to health officials.

The county’s active cases remain the same at 993 as the number of recovered cases is also up 26 from Wednesday. 1,775 people in Kanawha County have recovered from the virus, according to the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department.

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