WATCH LIVE: Gov. Justice schedules virtual COVID-19 briefing for 11 a.m. Tuesday


This image provided by West Virginia governors office, Gov. Jim Justice holds a news conference regarding the COVID-19 epidemic, Friday, May 29, 2020 in Charleston, W.Va. (West Virginia governors office via AP)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has scheduled a virtual briefing for 11 a.m. on Tuesday, following an emergency meeting to discuss potential changes to the state’s color-coded map system on Monday afternoon.

The meeting was convened by Gov. Justice with State health and education experts.

The live briefing will be streamed on and the 12 News App. Full video of the briefing, along with a written recap will be added to this story following the briefing’s conclusion.

Watch the briefing in the live player above or at this link.

During Gov. Justice’s virtual COVID-19 briefing on Monday, the governor proposed adding a new color to that state’s color coded map system. Justice proposed adding a “gold” category in between “yellow” and “orange.” Should the “gold” category be added, those counties would be able to go to school and play sports, Justice said.

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