UPDATE: WV DHHR corrects death count at Princeton Health Care Center

UPDATE: (Friday, August 7, 2020, at 1:30 pm) – The West Virginia DHHR has corrected the total death count at Princeton Health Care Center.

Yesterday, the WV DHHR reported the fourth death on its website, but as of Friday, that number was corrected back down to three.


PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) – Another death has been reported at Princeton Health Care Center due to COVID-19.

According to the West Virginia DHHR, a fourth death has been reported on its website.

Currently, 20 residents and 24 staff members have tested positive.  Four staff members have recovered.

The Princeton Health Care Center has released a statement which can be viewed by clicking here.

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