WHEELING, W.Va. — The Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department announced Monday morning a 69-year old Ohio County man has died from complications connected to COVID-19.

The department said the individual had underlying health conditions and was hospitalized at the time of death, which occurred this past weekend.

The death marks the 9th COVID-19 death in West Virginia and fourth since last Friday. The death was confirmed by the state Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) later on Monday morning.

The ninth #COVID19 associated death confirmed by @WV_DHHR is a 69-year old male from Ohio County. “We offer our deepest sympathy to the individual’s
family for their loss,” said Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary of DHHR.#StayHomeWV

— WV DHHR (@WV_DHHR) April 13, 2020

Ohio County currently

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