Taylor County reports 1 new confirmed case of COVID-19 today, bringing the total count to 147 - 16 Active, 123 Recovered, & 8 Deaths

GRAFTON— Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer announced today, Tuesday October 6, that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s 147th new positive case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving a Taylor County resident. The patient, who is in their 50’s, is currently in isolation at their home. Epidemiological investigation to include contact tracing is currently underway. This brings Taylor County to a total of 16 active Covid-19 cases.

We remind everyone that we are conducting FREE daily community testing at our mobile drive-thru site at the First Baptist Church of Grafton on US Rt 119, Monday thru Friday from noon to 2pm.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, everyone is urged to follow best health practices as issued by the Governor’s Executive Orders and outlined by the WV Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR).