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BREAKING: Justice Announces First Steps of Reopening to Start Thursday

April 29th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice announced this afternoon that Week One businesses would be allowed to open beginning Thursday.

Week Two of the reopening of the economy will begin Monday, May 4th.

Justice opened the news conference saying that the the death toll in West Virginia from COVID-19 had reached 40.  He noted that the average age was 78 years old, and asked store owners to consider reserving early store hours for older residents.

COVID-19 Czar pointed out that Governor Larry Hogan has ordered that all Maryland nursing homes be tested immediately, which follows a similar order by Governor Justice last week.

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