Gov. Justice says indoor malls can open this week; bars and spas can reopen next week

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – Gov. Jim Justice announced indoor malls, bars, spas, and more could reopen during week 5, Tuesday, May 26.

Gov. Justice held a daily press briefing on Monday, May 18, 2020, to announce what businesses could reopen during week 5, which will begin on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

Indoor malls can begin to reopen on Thursday, May 26, under strict guidelines to keep shoppers safe.

The following can reopen:

  • State Park cabins and lodges (in-state residents only)
  • Indoor and outdoor bars at 50% capacity
  • Museums, Visitors Centers
  • Zoos

Spas and massage businesses can reopen on Saturday, May 30, 2020.

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