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Nearly 900 total COVID-19 cases in Kanawha County

West Virginia

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CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) —The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department had announced there are 883 confirmed total COVID-19 cases in Kanawha County.

This is eight more cases since Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020.

There are 315 active cases in Kanawha County, which is a significant decrease of 52 cases from Tuesday. The number of people who have recovered is up to 60 cases.

The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department and the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority will hold a drive-up COVID-19 testing event from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 6, 2020 at Capital High School.

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