Two more Mineral County residents have died from COVID-19, including a 57-year-old man and an 81-year-old woman. Both had been hospitalized. In the county last week, there was a confirmed case of one of the variant COVID-19 strains. As of yesterday, nearly 8600 vaccine doses had been distributed there, about a third of the population. The positivity rate in Mineral County is now 5.35 percent.