WV Confirms UK Variant Of COVID-19

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has ordered the loosening of pandemic restrictions after a decline in coronavirus deaths and cases, but the health department has confirmed a case of the UK Variant.

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- Researchers have discovered the first cases of the COVID-19 UK variant in West Virginia. It comes as governor Jim Justice has loosened business restrictions while the number of infections decline. Justice also wants to reopen all elementary and middle schools. But he says he'll resume restrictions if cases surge.