Race for 12-year term is wide open because incumbent Justice Workman opted not to run.
DHHR's Crouch says the information can help guide actions.
Assessment came from National Guard, local elected leaders and local health leaders.
Spike puts West Virginia positive cases above 3 percent for the day.
State leaders emphasize wearing masks to prevent the spread of virus.
Appeal could settle election results and determine fate of development project that has divided town.
Delegate was not running again for seat representing Nicholas and Greenbrier counties.
Justice also lifts 14-day quarantine for out-of-state travelers.
Justice removes remaining counties from hotspots list.
Supreme Court Division 1 race pits chief justice vs earlier chief justice vs circuit judge
Republican candidates Folk, Thrasher say Justice should defend his administration's policies.
Governor responds to questions about schedule of reopenings and how state will use federal dollars.
Justice did allude to calls that occurred before go-ahead.
State Health Officer Slemp says identification of increasing rates will prompt response.
Big boxes of gear for 700 W.Va. dentists offices included five surgical masks and five face shields each.
Justice's timeline is more optimistic than U.S. medical experts like Fauci.
Justice also says a mandate for people to wear masks while in public would be too divisive.
State lawmakers say when crisis subsides, a conversation about emergency powers will be necessary.
Justice is holding out hope for backfilling state budget.
Justice, when asked, says whitewater rafting season still needs to be reviewed.