CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — Governor Justice introduced at a press convention Tuesday tick was the reason for his latest well being issues.
“I am unable to think about the magnitude of a small tick that may occur to you, which may trigger lots of issues,” Justice stated.
Lyme illness is a tick-borne illness. There are nearly 400,000 circumstances in america annually, with West Virginia being one of many prime 5 states.
He stated in a press launch that he started to really feel “extraordinarily ailing” after the WV GameChanger occasions on Monday, Could 23, and was being handled for Lyme illness.
Justice shared this assertion in Monday’s electronic mail:
I instantly obtained examined for COVID-19 and it got here again destructive, however I nonetheless have signs and I am nowhere close to 100%. As of now, I’m being handled for potential Lyme illness.
Governor Jim Justice
The Governor urges everybody to take tick bites significantly and test themselves and their households ceaselessly.