More covid stuff
WV, Ohio County, and Governor Justice
Current WV dashboard:
And from the New York Times dashboard:
And from WV Metro News' Jake Flatley on Wheeling Hospital:
.@Whg_Hospital CEO Douglass Harrison says he is concerned with back to school and the spread of COVID-19 among children.— Jake Flatley (@JakeFlatley) August 24, 2021
"WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital is not prepared to take an influx of children, and these children will most likely be transferred out of the area for care...
Last night the Ohio County Board of Education recommended, but did not require, wearing masks in schools.
And what is Governor Justice doing? Yesterday, he said: “Right now, I don’t think we need to jump right this second." Ah, when, then?
Here is the Charleston Gazette-Mail's response to the governor:
Gazette-Mail editorial: "In the moment, the governor missed the entire point of his job, and forgot his promise from the beginning of the pandemic to do what is necessary to keep West Virginians safe, regardless of whether it's a popular decision." https://t.co/FShEhlIjVX— Gazette-Mail (@wvgazettemail) August 24, 2021