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Justice Holds Off on Statewide Mask Mandate with Counties in Red

August 23rd, 2021 by WCBC Radio

During his latest COVID-19 brieging, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice one again sounded the alarm reporting that 18 counties are now “red,” with only two green counties left. The governor urged people with compromised immune systems to wear masks, but said that he does not have enough data to reinstate a statewide mask mandate. Justice said that tiered mask mandates, potentially based on the county alert map, are on the table and that more talks on that idea will be taking place…