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Justice Comments on School Outbreaks in WV

September 7th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice said there are 59 COVID-19 outbreaks in schools in the state. Justice shared the data during a news conference on Labor Day. The governor said the outbreaks are in 26 counties. Nineteen schools are closed for the time being and 30 of 55 counties have declared mask mandates for schools. Mineral and Grant countiues are among those with outbreaks. Despite those numbers- the governor reiterated that he is leaving mask mandates to leaders at the local level- even if he does not agree with the decisions being made…