Gov. Justice says schools will now be closed until April 30th

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – Gov. Jim Justice announced that schools in West Virginia will now be closed until April 30th.

The Governor had initially extended it until April 20th, 2020; however, President Trump continued the stay-at-home order to April 30th, so Justice says the need to extend the date was needed.

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