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.