Moments ago, West Virginia Governor announced during his COVID-19 response press briefing that he has decided to push back the start date of schools back from the original start date of August 20th to a new target date of September 8th.
LIVE: Justice Administration holds press briefing on COVID-19 response – July 8, 2020. For more information about #COVID19, call the State’s toll-free hotline at 1-800-887-4304 or visit https://t.co/Ad33fbC98s. #WV #WVGov https://t.co/xaqsnwDJgX
— Governor Jim Justice (@WVGovernor) July 8, 2020
Justice said that he truly believes that schools could start back now if needed, but that he wants to be 100% sure that children will be safe before sending them back into classrooms. Stay tuned to The Voice of Motown for more information as it becomes available.