West Virginia’s Covid 19 death toll rises by five. Outbreaks are being reported in several southern West Virginia communities and hospitals in Beckley and Logan are dealing with high numbers of positives both among patients and staff. Charleston’s St. Francis Hospital is being prepped as a “surge hospital”. The storm named Isaias is dumping a lot of rain on the Eastern Coast this morning–and West Virginia’s eastern panhandle will get some of it. Governor Justice explains how CARES Act money will translate to road upgrades. In Sports, the Big XII goes with 9 conference games and one non-conference game at home. Those stories and more in today’s MetroNews This Morning podcast.
School COVID-19 map: Six counties in red or orange for next week; 3 counties in new gold category
Remote instruction to continue in Kanawha, Monongalia counties among others.
September 19, 2020 - 5:44 pm