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Justice Rejects Indoor Mask Mandate Despite Surging COVID Numbers

September 13th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Despite COVID-19 cases surging, schools closing and outbreaks across the state- West Virginia Governor Jim Justice is continuing to reject requests for another indoor mask mandate. An earlier mandate was lifted in June. When a reporter asked Justice if his refusal to move in that direction is due to fear of potential political backlash- the governor quickly dismissed that narrative…