Three new COVID-19 related deaths reported in Kanawha County

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CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department is reporting 3 new COVID-19 related deaths today. The are a 45-year-old male, an 85-year-old female and a 92-year-old male, bringing the total number of deaths in Kanawha County to 180.

They are also reporting there are 8575 total COVID-19 cases, up 381 cases since their last update on Wednesday, Dec. 23.

Active cases are at 1846, up 40 from Wednesday. Recovered cases are at 6549, up 338 from Wednesday.

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