Two more COVID-19 deaths reported in Ohio County

The Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department announced two new COVID-19-associated deaths late Monday night, pushing the total deaths in the county related to the virus to 14. One was a resident of a long-term care center in Wheeling, while the other was hospitalized at the time of their death.

The health department also announced 36 new cases of COVID-19, and is now reporting a total of 1,102 cases in the county. Case surveillance, contact tracing and monitoring continue for many of the reported cases.

Free testing in Ohio County will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Saturday at the following locations:

Valley Grove Volunteer Fire Department, 355 Fire House Lane, Valley Grove WV

Warwood Fire Station, Station 9, 1301 Richland Avenue

Wheeling Island Fire Department, Station 5, 11 North Wabash Street

The free clinics are for those with or without symptoms and no insurance is needed. Participants need to bring a driver’s license, photo ID or other proof of address. There are no residency restrictions. This is a drive-up testing clinic and participants will be tested either in their personal vehicles or at a walk-up location near the testing sites.


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