RIPLEY - The Jackson County (W.Va.) Health Department has confirmed that a county resident has died from complications related to COVID-19.

RIPLEY - The Jackson County (W.Va.) Health Department has confirmed that a county resident has died from complications related to COVID-19.
The patient was the second confirmed death in West Virginia related to the new coronavirus.
According to a release from the health department, the patient had several underlying health issues and passed away while in the hospital.
“We extend our heartfelt sympathies to the patient’s family and friends,” said Dr. I. John Snyder, health officer for Jackson County.
No additional information was available.