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Justice: Investigation Found No Intent to Undercount COVID Deaths

April 1st, 2021 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice addressed the investigation of unreported coronavirus deaths during a press conference Wednesday morning. Justice says he is directing the Department of Health and Human Resources to immediately begin the process of implementing a new electronic death reporting system. West Virginia is one of the only states in the country that doesn’t have that, according to the governor. While the investigation revealed no intent that the department meant to report incorrect data, Justice said he nonetheless is disappointed the error was allowed to happen…