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Justice Continues to Express Caution as WV Allows 100% Capacity at Businesses

March 8th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Governor Jim Justice has restored full seating capacity to restaurants and bars in West Virginia as active COVID-19 case numbers continue to drop. Justice announced a number of relaxations of previous mandates during his Friday media briefing at the state capitol. As long as social distancing can be maintained, restaurants and bars can return to 100% seating capacity and small businesses and retail stores can open their businesses to patrons and 100% capacity. Justice said congregating in large groups near the entrances of restaurants and bars would still not be allowed. His indoor mask mandate remains in effect for all public places. Justice said he is exercising caution. He said he’s not yet ready to relax all restrictions…