COVID-19 in Pennsylvania

COVID-19 cases climb even as curve shows signs of change, Levine says

Despite the continued increase in cases, state health secretary Dr. Rachel Levine said that the social distancing and other mitigation efforts have had an impact on the number of cases throughout Pennsylvania.

COVID-19 in Pa.: Hospitals seek another aid package from Wolf, lawmakers

The industry is losing $1.5 billlion to $2 billion a month statewide because of canceled surgeries and other stress factors, a top official said Thursday.

Wolf orders all Pa. schools, public and private, shuttered until school year’s end

Under the order, all public K-12 schools, brick- and- mortar and cyber charter schools, private and parochial schools, career and technical centers and intermediate units may not open.

COVID-19 in Philly: All city police ordered to wear cloth masks

The city has declined to confirm the number of positive tests among its rank and file officers. One officer has already died of COVID-19.

Congressional Dems want more federal cash to combat hunger during pandemic

One in seven Pennsylvanians, or 1.75 million people benefit from SNAP. That's about 14 percent of the state's total population.

In fight over COVID-19 relief bills, Pa. lawmakers walk a political tightrope | Thursday...

From loan forgiveness to bills to help childcare centers, there's no shortage of ideas. Still, the plans highlight partisan divisions on the way forward.

A summer without church picnics? How COVID-19 is taking its toll on a NEPA...

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The potato pancakes and hamburgers sizzle on the grill. Volunteers douse pierogis in butter, fry pizza fritta and bake haluski.Parish picnics,...

Pa.’s 2020 budget could be up to $1.8 billion short because of COVID-19 business...

Pennsylvania could lose as much as $4 billion in tax revenues over the next 15 months due to the coronavirus-related economic shutdowns.

COVID-19 in Pa.: Wolf signs order allowing allowing state to move personal protective equipment...

Under the order, which applies to both private and public healthcare providers, suppliers and manufacturers, Pa. will pay for the equipment.

Zoom hackers target auditor general candidates with racial, misogynistic slurs and threats

Democratic hopeful and Bangladesh-native Nina Ahmad, of Philadelphia, said she was the subject of two such attacks, one of which involved two more female candidates for the seat.