Health

Medical staff in protective gear administer a test for COVID-19.
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AP News
March 20, 2020 - 12:11 pm
New York state joined California on Friday in ordering nearly all residents to stay home, as governors watched with growing alarm as southern Europe buckled under the strain of the coronavirus outbreak. Read the latest here.
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Citizens Bank Park COVID-19 testing site
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KYW Staff
March 20, 2020 - 11:46 am
As Philadelphia health officials reported 23 new coronavirus cases on Friday, bringing the city total to 67, a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site was getting set to open at Citizens Bank Park. Read more here.
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US Congressman Andy Kim participates in a Facebook live show from the Asbury Park Press Neptune studio Tuesday, April 16, 2019.
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Carol MacKenzie
March 20, 2020 - 8:33 am
New Jersey Congressman Andy Kim is now self-quarantined after coming in direct contact with a member of Congress who has tested positive for COVID 19. Kim joined KYW Newsradio live to talk about his quarantine. Read and listen here.
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Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart is knocked off balance while going for a shot against Utah Jazz's Rudy Gobert (27) during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 6, 2020, in Boston.
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AP News
March 19, 2020 - 9:23 pm
The number of known coronavirus cases within the NBA doubled to 14 on Thursday, when Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics pleaded with people to take social distancing more seriously and the league ordered all teams to shutter their training facilities indefinitely. Read more here.
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Drive-thru coronavirus COVID-19 testing station
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Jim Melwert
March 19, 2020 - 5:38 pm
Montgomery County officials say they will open a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site on Saturday, but there are restrictions as to who can get tested. Read more here.
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Prison.
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Cherri Gregg
March 19, 2020 - 3:58 pm
Lawyers for a Philadelphia man on death row for a murder he claims he did not commit have filed an emergency motion asking for his release., saying the man is exhibiting symptoms of coronavirus. Read more here.
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U.S. President Donald Trump listens to a question from a reporter while speaking on the latest developments of the coronavirus outbreak, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House March 19, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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CNN
March 19, 2020 - 1:31 pm
President Donald Trump says he's pushed the Food and Drug Administration to eliminate barriers to getting therapeutics for coronavirus to patients. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf coronavirus press briefing
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KYW Staff
March 19, 2020 - 12:49 pm
Pennsylvania reported another big jump in confirmed coronavirus Thursday. The state Department of Health confirmed that there are 52 additional positive cases of COVID-19 reported, bringing the statewide total to 185, up about 40%. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing in Trenton on March 18, 2020.
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Brandon Brooks
March 19, 2020 - 11:55 am
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy joined KYW Newsradio for a live conversation to tell listeners where the state is in the fight against coronavirus. Listen and read more here.
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Coronavirus Testing
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CNN
March 19, 2020 - 11:38 am
A New Jersey mother died from coronavirus without knowing that her two children also got infected and died shortly before she did. Read more here.
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