Ohio County closes out NYE with 62 new covid cases

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WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) – The Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department’s final covid update for 2020 featured more than 60 new cases.

Of those cases, 18 came from a long-term care facility, and another five from corrections. A local university added two more, but health officials did not specify which institution.

As Ohio County enters 2021, health officials have reported a total of 2,693 cases, as well as 43 covid-related deaths.

Free covid-19 testing resumes in Ohio County this upcoming Monday, January 4 (11AM – 4PM) at the following locations:

  • Valley Grove Volunteer Fire Department, 355 Fire House Lane
  • Wheeling Island Fire Station, Station 5, 11 North Wabash Street

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