MONTCALM, WV (WVNS) — An employee of Montcalm High School died of COVID-19 over the weekend.

Mercer County School administrators released this statement:

“A Mercer County Schools’ employee from Montcalm High School passed away over the weekend from complications from COVID-19.  This is a devastating loss for the school system, students and staff of such a close-knit community school.  We extend our deepest sympathy to her family, loved ones, and colleagues. “