UPDATE | Announcement from W.Va. Gov. Justice expected Tuesday about COVID-19 metrics map

Published: Sep. 14, 2020 at 1:10 PM EDT
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Update 9/14/20 @ 8:05 p.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - An announcement by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice about possible changes to the state’s color-coded COVID-19 metrics map has been postponed until Tuesday morning, according to a release from the Governor’s office.

“The emergency meeting convened by Gov. Justice Monday afternoon with State health and education experts to discuss potential adjustments to the color-coded School Re-Entry Map system remains ongoing at this time,” his office said in a release.

Tuesday’s briefing is set for 11 a.m.

Justice spoke with WSAZ’s Amanda Barren after Monday night’s meeting wrapped up.

“We had a really great meeting,” the governor said. We’re trying to anything and everything we possibly can to make this thing the best we possibly can for all of our kids, all the teachers, all the parents – everybody that’s involved, service personnel and all. I think you have a lot of input from a lot of different people, and it was really good.

We will have more on this developing story. Keep checking the WSAZ app for the latest information.

Original story

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has called on his advisors to go to the Governor’s mansion at 5 p.m. Monday.

Governor Justice says they are going to achieve what’s best for the state.

Gov. Justice made this announcement Monday afternoon.

Keep checking the WSAZ App for the latest information.

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