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Nearly 200 new COVID cases added in West Virginia in one-day period

August 28th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia has added nearly 191 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, according to numbers released Friday morning by the state Department of Health and Human Resources.

COVID-19 deaths in West Virginia are now at 202 with three deaths added Friday. Two of the three deaths are from Logan County, a 93-year-old woman and 82-year-old woman. The state also confirmed the death of a 77-year-old man.

The daily positive test rate was 3.14 percent, as of Friday morning.

Governor Justice was scheduled to provide a virtual update on the coronavirus numbers Friday afterrnoon.

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