Four positive cases of COVID-19 linked to the State Fair of West Virginia

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FILE – In this Aug. 9, 2018, file photo, fair-goers attend The State Fair of West Virginia at the State Fairgrounds in Fairlea, W.Va. West Virginia has seen a higher percentage of residents depart than any other state in the past decade. (Craig Hudson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP, File)

FAIRLEA, WV (WVNS) — Four positive cases of COVID-19 have been linked to the State Fair of West Virginia.

According to the State Fair of West Virginia Facebook page and a post they made on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, contract tracing was done immediately.

The Greenbrier County Health Department and the State Fair of West Virginia are working together closely to isolate the individuals and figure out who was in close contact with them. Cleaning and sanitization at the fair have also increased.

The State Fair of West Virginia is offering free vaccines at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine booth under the Grandstand every day of the fair.

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