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Justice Mandates Masks in WV Buildings

July 7th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has signed an executive order making face coverings mandatory in all public and privately owned buildings in the state where social distancing is not an option. The executive order went into effect midnight, Tuesday July 7.  Justice first announced the possibility of this decision at a COVID-19 briefing last Thursday.  Since the announcement, the state saw 215 new cases confirmed between 10 a.m. Saturday, July 4, and 10 a.m. Monday, July 6. The state’s 95th death related to the virus was also reported by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Sunday evening…


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