COVID-19 Testing

Doctor Robert McElhaney Jr., left, and Jessica Blankenship, conduct drive up COVID-19 swab tests Tuesday afternoon at Mary’s Corner Medical Clinic.

Lewis County Public Health and Social Services announced seven new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, another five Thursday, and seven more Friday.

There have now been 4207confirmed cases in Lewis County since March. Of Wednesday’s new cases, three are in their 20s, two are in their 30s and one each are in their 40s and 80s. 

Thursday’s five new cases include two patients under 20 and one each in their 40s, 50s and 60s. Two live in Commissioner District 1 and three live in district 2. 

Friday’s new cases included two people in their 20s and five in their 30s. Four live in Commissioner District 1 and three live in district 2.

There are now 204 patients classified as recovered, meaning they are alive and not hospitalized 28 days after their diagnosis. 

One new hospitalization was reported Thursday. There have been no new deaths. 

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