Health officials confirm 479 COVID-19 cases in Pennsylvania, now in 33 counties
Officials at the Pennsylvania Department of Health have confirmed 479 cases of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania, up from 371 cases on Saturday. The illness is now present in 33 of 67 counties, with a new case confirmed in Dauphin County, the home county for Harrisburg, on Sunday.
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Wolf orders Pa. public schools closed for two weeks in response to coronavirus
Schools across the commonwealth will close for two weeks under a new order from Gov. Tom Wolf to contain the spread of COVID-19. All 500 school districts will be shuttered for 10 business days, until March 30. At the end of the period, Wolf will decide whether to extend the closures, or reopen schools. “We […]
Wolf orders shutdown of schools, public spaces in Montgomery County as Pennsylvania enters two-week COVID response
Gov. Tom Wolf has asked Pennsylvanians to avoid public gatherings and recreational activities as he announced the shutdown of schools, community centers and entertainment venues for two weeks in Montgomery County to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.