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As WV COVID numbers soar, Justice implores residents to follow guidelines

September 10th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

It was a somber tone coming from West Virginia Governor Jim Justice during his regular COVID-19 briefing which began by his announcing four additional deaths. That brings the Mountain State’s total to 254 deaths.  The DHHR added 147 new cases of the virus to bring the total to 11,808. The daily positive test rate is up to 7.78% from 6.02% on Tuesday. West Virginia continues to lead the nation in the rate of spread of COVID-19.  Governor Justice urged residents to take note of the rising numbers and to step up their efforts in following safety and health protocols and guidelines…