CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) – The increase in COVID-19 in Cabell County in recent days is the highest level of the pandemic.
The Cabell-Huntington Department of Health released that notice Friday, saying the county had recorded 184 new cases during the first five days of November.
Health officials said 83 of the reported cases on Thursday marked the highest day since the pandemic began in early spring.
They also said that the majority of the virus that had spread to the business, caused some businesses to temporarily shut down and lead to quarantine.
Furthermore, according to CHHD, “many cases of infection in the community were reported with smaller private parties or family gatherings. “These deaths have occurred with increasing frequency, especially in the elderly and those with weakened immune systems or other medical conditions leading to more severe illness.”;
Dr. Michael Kilkenny, director of CHHD, made the following statement: “With the high number of infected people in the community, no household, business or organization is completely protected from the intrusion of bacteria. withdraw. The public can take more action to protect themselves from this disease ”.
Heath officials urged people to continue to distance society, wear face masks and wash hands frequently.
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