CHARLESTON (AP) — The West Virginia Attorney General said Thursday he is sending warning letters to landlords who are threatening to evict tenants who can't pay rent during the coronavirus pandemic, the Charleston Gazette-Mail reports.
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The call center number for the Cumberland Plateau Health District, which includes Tazewell, Buchanan, Russell and Dickenson counties, is 276-415-3430. The call center is being manned Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) backtracked Friday, a little over an hour after announcing the state's first death from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the state. The DHHR is now reporting that the individual initially reported as dead is, in fact, alive.
West Virginia has confirmed 27 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease, bringing the Mountain State’s total number of infections to 76, health officials said Friday. In neighboring Virginia, 604 cases of the COVID-19 infection were reported Friday morning, along with 83 hospitalizations and 14 deaths. In total, Virginia has now tested 7,337 people for a possible coronavirus infection.
POCAHONTAS, Va. — The Spearhead ATV Trail in Tazewell County is scheduled to be closed for at least 30 days, starting Monday.
With capacity stretched thin, U.S. hospitals are rushing to find beds for a coming flood of patients, opening older closed hospitals, turning single rooms into doubles and re-purposing other medical buildings. Simple math is spurring the preparation. With total U.S. cases doubling every three days, empty intensive care unit beds, needed by an estimated 5% of the sick, will rapidly fill.
By next week, Justice said, businesses will have a road map to the dollars they need to survive and workers will soon see some relief as well as taxpayers. Benefits include $1,200 for each resident who makes under $75,000 a year; $2,400 for a couple making less tan $150,000 a year; and $500 for each child.
The number of businesses closing or scaling back operations in West Virginia has sent claims for unemployment benefits surging. A total of 3,435 West Virginia residents applied for unemployment assistance last week, compared with 865 claims in the previous week, the U.S. Labor Department reported Thursday.
West Virginia has reported 12 new cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) bringing the number of confirmed cases in the Mountain State to 51. Neighboring Virginia is reporting 391 confirmed cases, 59 hospitalizations and nine deaths. In West Virginia, new cases were identified in Jackson, Kanawha, Logan, Marion, Monongalia, Ohio, Preston, Putnam and Raleigh counties, according to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.
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- Justice issues 'stay at home' order for West Virginia effective 8 p.m. Tuesday
- Second case confirmed: Mercer reports another positive result, governor addresses state
- Two transported following Route 20 crash
- Giles County steps up to care for senior citizens
- Justice: Coal is ‘essential’ service for state
- Tazewell County, Bluefield, Va. declare State of Emergency
- Spearhead Trail to close for at least 30 days
- Spearhead remains open: Tazewell County Board of Supervisors votes not to close ATV trail
- Tazewell County School Board issues statement on closure order