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Gov. Justice Says No Mask Mandate For Now

As coronavirus continues to spread in West Virginia, Gov. Jim Justice addressed the state regarding mask mandates Monday in a press conference.

Gov. Justice said the situation is dire, and cases are spiking throughout the state, but he’s not quite ready to issue a mask mandate.

What the governor did suggest was getting vaccinated.

Vaccines are available to all West Virginians 12 and older as long as they are medically cleared.

Of vaccine-eligible West Virginians, 57.4 percent are considered fully vaccinated.

Children under 12 have not been approved to receive the vaccine.



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