MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says it’s likely he will extend a shutdown of bars in the state’s largest college town if coronavirus cases continue to spike.

The governor this week ordered a 10-day closure of bars in Monongalia County, which includes the West Virginia University campus, after the county emerged as the biggest virus hotspot in the state.

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On Wednesday, Justice said cases in the county are still increasing and that he’ll extend the bar shutdown if the virus continues to trend upward.

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West Virginia is among several states experiencing a resurgence of new virus cases and hospitalizations.

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