West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has tested positive for COVID-19 late Tuesday.
The Governor’s Office says Justice received a tested after experiencing symptoms including congestion and a cough.
Justice is fully vaccinated and has received a booster dose. According to the Governor’s office, he is experiencing moderate symptoms and remains isolated at home.
Justice said in a statement he was feeling “extremely unwell at this point.”
Justice was scheduled to give his State of the State address Wednesday evening in Charleston. The Legislators will receive written copies of the address to fulfill constitutional requirements. Justice will deliver an address to lawmakers at a later date, according to the his office.
A conference on COVID response Wednesday has been canceled.
The governor, due to his age, will receive the monoclonal antibody treatment.