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COVID 19 Press ReleasePosted 12/27/21
MARSHALL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECEIVES CONFIRMATION OF
1 DEATH ASSOCIATED TO COVID-19, 59 NEW POSITIVES CASES AND 24 NEW PROBABLE
COVID-19 CASES IN MARSHALL COUNTY
Moundsville, WV – Marshall County Health Department received confirmation today of 1 death of a Marshall County resident associated to COVID-19. Today, we received notification that we lost a 67-year-old female who was hospitalized at the time of her passing.
Our hearts are heavy with the loss of this Marshall County resident associated to COVID-19. The thoughts and prayers of the staff at the Health Department and all county offices are with the family and friends of this lady during this difficult time.
The Marshall County Health Department has also received confirmation of 59 new positive cases and 24 new probable cases. These cases were received between December 23 and 27, 2021. The Health Department continues to work on investigations and contact tracing for current active cases.
Due to potential delays in reporting to all state level resources, the Marshall County Health Department recommends everyone to obtain current total numbers from the WVDHHR COVID 19 dashboard website, https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/Pages/default.aspx.
Testing continues at the Health Department:
Tuesday, December 28 9:00am - 1:00pm
Thursday, December 30 9:00am - 1:00pm
Tuesday, December 28 Benwood City Hall 11:00am – 5:00pm
Friday, December 31 NO TESTING
Free State PCR Testing now available at Moundsville Pharmacy Monday through Friday 9am – 6pm and Saturday 9:00am – 1:00pm. Availability may change over next week due to holiday hours.