Parkersburg, WV July 20, 2020 – Pleasants County added a new COVID-19 case since Sunday to bring the total to five COVID-19 cases with three still being monitored reports the Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department.

Wood County added nine new cases since the weekend for a total of 219 cases. Of the total, 122 remain active.

Calhoun County remains at five case with only two being followed by a case investigator. Ritchie County has three positive cases, with two active. Of the twelve positive COVID-19 cases in Roane, there are only two still in isolation. Wirt County has six positive COVID-19 cases and only one of those remains in isolation.

The Governor announced today that Wood County has an outbreak in a local congregation. The Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department is monitoring the outbreak and will notify any individual that is mentioned by the cases as being a contact.

It is important that individuals, whether in a church setting or other indoor areas, remember that masks are required. Masks and consistent hand sanitizing are the most effective way to avoid contracting COVID-19 or passing it to others.

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