Wood County, W. Va. Confirms First Positive Case of COVID-19

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOUB) — The Department of Health and Human Resources in West Virginia confirmed the first positive case of COVID-19 in Wood County Tuesday.

Details about the case were limited Tuesday night.

The announcement was part of a daily update from the state, which confirmed 19 new cases on March 24. West Virginia had a total of 39 positive cases, 759 negative tests and six tests pending in the state lab as of 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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