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February 07 2021 06:00 pm

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOWK) – The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department is reporting a new cluster of COVID-19 of nine more patients at the Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

 One hospitalized patient had previously tested positive.

“We’ve been talking about a surge, and we’re seeing it,” according to Dr. Sherri Young, executive director and health officer with the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department.

Currently, the number of COVID-19 cases in Kanawha County has risen to 102 as 4:45 p.m. Thursday, April 16, 2020.

  • 52 are active cases
  • 50 are closed cases.

More test results are pending.

This is a developing story. Check with WOWK for further developments.

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