Logan virus update: 1 new death, active cases below 100, vaccinations ramp up


Active cases of coronavirus well below 100 today as health officials ramp up vaccinations.


Currently, Logan has 71 active cases of the virus.


A total of 27 people were cleared for recovery over the weekend and six additional infections were reported.


Mask wearing and three vaccines developed in the last year have contributed to the overall positive outlook currently in the county. Deaths have slowed greatly but are still very real possibilities.


Logan reported another death Friday evening. Health Department Director Steve Browning confirmed the death of a 71-year-old female. Since the onset of the outbreak, 82 Logan residents have succumbed to the virus.


Logan County has 71 active cases, 2,816 recoveries and 82 fatalities for a cumulative total of 2,969 cases of COVID-19.


Ten people remain hospitalized.


A Free COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be conducted before the Logan/Man basketball game at Willie Akers Arena tonight.

The Moderna vaccine will be administered between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to individuals 18 years and older.


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