West Virginia may be changing its color-coded system for reopening schools again so every county in the orange will not have to switch to remote learning, Gov. Jim Justice announced Monday.
West Virginia is using a color-coded system based on new coronavirus cases per capita to determine which restrictions each county will have on schools. Green is the least restrictive and restrictions increase progressively when a county enters yellow, orange and red.
At the beginning of the school year, counties in the orange, which was classified as any county that had between 10 and 24 cases per day, could not begin the school year until