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Justice Comments on Coronavirus Update Thursday

March 27th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

The West Virginia nursing home described as the epicenter of the state's coronavirus caseload now has 28 positive cases as containment measures continue. Sundale nursing home medical director Carl Shrader said 20 residents and eight staffers at the Morgantown facility have the virus, with four tests pending after an aggressive effort to screen nearly everyone at the center. . West Virginia has yet to report a death from the coronavirus. Republican Gov. Jim Justice has repeatedly warned of the virus’s potential damage in a state where about 20% of the population is 65 or older and a high percentage of people have existing health problems. He addressed the crisis during an afternoon press event Thursday…

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