West Virginia Studies 5 Further COVID-19 Deaths – CBS Pittsburgh

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (AP) – West Virginia reported five more coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday, bringing the state’s death toll since the pandemic started to more than 2,690.

The State Department of Health and Human Resources confirmed the deaths of a 63-year-old man from Fayette County, a 74-year-old man from Taylor County, a 45-year-old woman from Logan County, and an 88-year-old man from Kanawha County, and an 89- year old man from Brooke County.

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The total number of virus cases nationwide has exceeded 143,000, the state said.

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“I believe West Virginia has better days ahead,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR cabinet secretary. “We must continue to work together to prevent further loss of loved ones due to COVID-19.”

West Virgins can pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at unteraccinate.wv.gov.

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