Governor Issues Executive Order Closing Casinos and Limited Video Lottery EstablishmentsMarch 18, 2020
This order comes as the latest in a number of precautionary measures that are being taken in the interest of protecting the public from the spread of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Restaurants with carry out, drive-thru, and delivery options will still be able to operate those services, even as their dining rooms are temporarily closed.
The order officially went into effect early this morning, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at 12 a.m. (midnight).
Gov. Justice announced that he would be issuing this Executive Order during a statewide address at the Capitol in Charleston Tuesday evening. In his address, the Governor also announced the state’s first positive case of COVID-19.
For more information about COVID-19 prevention and more, call the State’s toll-free hotline at 1-800-877-4304 or visit Coronavirus.wv.gov.