Mingo County Prosecutor Duke Jewell was able to hold on to his position following the general election canvass held last week. The canvass was originally set to be held on Nov. 10 but was delayed because the Mingo County Clerk’s Office was closed because of a COVID-19 exposure.
Gov. Andy Beshear on Nov. 18 announced several new steps the state is taking to stem the rampant spread of the COVID-19 virus across the commonwealth, including the closure of schools and in-person service for bars and restaurants.
Beginning at midnight, Saturday, Nov. 14, wearing masks and face coverings in indoor public spaces will be mandatory by virtue of a new executive order being signed by Gov. Jim Justice.
Mingo County health officials announced late Tuesday, Nov. 10, that the county has experienced its 12th confirmed COVID-19 related death.
The Mingo County Health Department has launched a new Facebook campaign that ideally will spur more of the county’s residents to get tested for COVID-19.
Mingo County Health officials announced Sunday, Nov. 8, that the county has experienced its 11th confirmed COVID-19 related death.