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Governor: 50 is new cutoff age for coronavirus vaccines in West Virginia


CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Coronavirus vaccine eligibility for the general public in West Virginia is expanding to include people age 50 and older.

Governor Jim Justice announced the lowering of the age cutoff during his Wednesday coronavirus briefing from the State Capitol.

The previous age minimum was 65.

Going forward, those in that older age group will continue to get first shots at available shots.

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