Fayette County church reporting an outbreak of COVID-19

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – Additionally Monday, Gov. Justice announced that a new church-related outbreak of COVID-19 has been identified in Fayette County. There are now a total of six church-related outbreaks throughout five counties: Fayette, Kanawha, Mingo, Wayne, and Wyoming counties.

Within corrections facilities, Mount Olive Correctional Complex in Fayette County now has 25 active cases of COVID-19. No other corrections facilities currently have any known active cases.

Across the entire DCR system, the number of active cases among employees has decreased to 20.

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Meanwhile, there are now 35 outbreaks in long-term care facilities across the state, down from 39 last Friday.

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