New positive case of COVID-19 reported in Mercer County

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PRINCETON, WV (WVNS)– Officials with the Mercer County Health Department reported one new case of COVID-19 on Saturday, June 13, 2020.

This brings the total number of cases to 14 in the county.

They added that the newest case is domestic travel related and the person is currently in isolation. Twelve people have recovered from the virus and are out of isolation while two people remain quarantined.

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