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WV Lowers COVID Vaccine Eligibility Threshold Age to 50

March 4th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

During his Wednesday press conference, Governor Jim Justice announced the state will be lowering the minimum age threshold for general vaccine eligibility from 65 years old to 50 years old. Justice also noted West Virginia's continued progress in improving its COVID-19 metrics.  Justice announced that 232 new cases of the virus have been confirmed in the past 24 hours, leading to a total of 6,451 currently active cases in the state. He also noted a 3.13 daily percent positivity rate…