“Our Delta variant numbers are starting to jump a little bit,” Gov. Justice said. “We’re still only at 35. But if you listen to our health experts, they’ll tell you this thing’s coming. And if you get this Delta variant, it’s going to be really tough on you, so you’ve got to get vaccinated.”
The request was made last week in a letter to the school’s Board of Governors expressing “no confidence” in President Nicole Pride, the first woman to lead the historically Black school since its founding in 1891.
Eleven of the 14 COVID-19 related deaths reported Thursday by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources are a result of the Bureau for Public Health’s continuing data reconciliation with the official death certificate, officials say.