Once again on Monday, Gov. Justice discussed the recent surge in COVID-19
cases being seen at Myrtle Beach in South Carolina, again cautioning
residents who are considering traveling to the popular vacation
destination that there are now cases in 18 West Virginia counties that
are tied residents traveling to the Myrtle Beach area.
Berkeley, Boone, Cabell, Fayette, Greenbrier, Harrison, Jackson, Kanawha,
Logan, McDowell, Mercer, Monongalia, Putnam, Preston, Raleigh, Ritchie,
Taylor, and Wood counties have reported to the DHHR that they are
investigating cases that may be tied to Myrtle Beach travel.
“Again, I encourage anyone who’s been to Myrtle Beach to be tested,” Gov.
Justice said. “Getting tested is the best way for you to help
protect everyone else.”