“Fortunately, I feel much better today,” Justice said. “I would very much like to get out of this house and return to serving our country. I am not a lying person.”
“Without a doubt, the fact that I chose to vaccinate and enhance my life saved my life, that’s all there is to it. Therefore, now more than ever, I strongly encourage all West Virginians to protect themselves and their families through vaccination,” Justice added.
The 70-year-old woke up Tuesday morning with congestion and a cough, which eventually led to a headache and fever, according to a statement released Tuesday. By the late afternoon, his blood pressure and heart rate had risen and he had developed a high fever.
Results from a rapid morning test came back negative but the PCR test came back positive, said Justice, who was forced to postpone state of the state address to the[وست فيرجنيا]Legislative.