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Five More Succumb to COVID-19

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The West Virginia Department of Health and Human resources reported that 5 more coronavirus-related deaths occurred on Monday, September 14.

Among the deceased were an 87-year old man from Logan County, a 93-year old woman from Mason County, a 66-year old woman from Mercer County, an 88-year old woman from Kanawha County and a 91-year old woman from Kanawha County.

“The passing of these West Virginians is reported with a heavy heart and we extend our deepest sympathies to their loved ones,” Cabinet Secretary Bill Crouch said, in a message posted on the WVDHHR website.

The virus has now claimed the lives of 280 residents across the state, with 156 new cases identified with the last 24-hours. The cumulative positivity-rate is now 2.65%, while the daily positivity-rate has spiked once again, reaching 4.15% In Greenbrier County, a total of 9,573 test have been performed, resulting in 114 positive-findings of COVID-19, and 1 probable.

There have been 3 deaths within the county thus far. The virus is more prevalent in females by a ratio of 56.5% to 43.5% in males. Countywide, those between the ages of 40 and 59 make up the majority of confirmed cases with 34.78%.

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