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Justice at a COVID-19 press conference. / Photo courtesy W.Va. Governor's Office

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice tests positive for COVID-19

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Late Tuesday afternoon, upon the sudden onset of symptoms, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice immediately sought a COVID-19 test, and it came back positive. The governor, who is fully vaccinated and boosted, is experiencing mild symptoms and is isolating at home.

He is being treated by several physicians, including his family physician Dr. Gary Poling, DO, and Dr. Clay Marsh, MD, the State COVID-19 Czar.

Everyone that the governor has been in close contact with over the past few days is being notified. Justice is in communication with his Chief of Staff and office staff to ensure that state government continues to operate smoothly.

The governor also tested positive for COVID-19 in January 2022.

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