Pennsylvania

Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine
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KYW Staff
March 24, 2020 - 12:06 pm
Pennsylvania's state corrections officers' union wants the prison system to stop all transfers of inmates as a preventative measure against the new coronavirus spreading between institutions. The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed four more deaths, bringing the statewide count to seven...
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Governor Tom Wolf speaking to reporters.
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KYW Staff
March 23, 2020 - 12:40 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf issued a stay-at-home order for several counties in southeastern Pennsylvania. Read the latest here.
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Gavel in a courtroom.
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AP News
March 23, 2020 - 11:07 am
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a gun shop that challenged Gov. Tom Wolf's authority to shutter businesses determined to be ``non-life-sustaining,'' paving the way for enforcement to begin Monday. Read more here.
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Police lights at night.
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Jim Melwert
March 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
Montgomery County Commissioner Joe Gale took some time last week to praise people on the frontlines in the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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Coronavirus
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
KYW Staff
March 21, 2020 - 12:39 pm
Pennsylvania health officials confirmed 103 additional coronavirus cases and one new death Saturday, bringing the state's total to 371 positive cases and two fatalities. Read more here.
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Coronavirus
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
KYW Staff
March 20, 2020 - 12:20 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Health today reported 83 additional positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the statewide total to 268. Read more here.
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Governor Tom Wolf speaking to reporters.
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Antionette Lee
March 19, 2020 - 7:04 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf has ordered all “non-life sustaining businesses” in Pennsylvania to close by 8 p.m. Thursday night to help slow the spread of COVID-19. 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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Gov. Tom Wolf coronavirus press briefing
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KYW Staff
March 18, 2020 - 12:23 pm
Pennsylvania announced its first coronavirus-related death on Wednesday. State and Philadelphia health officials confirmed 53 additional positive cases of COVID-19 in the state, bringing the statewide total to 149 reported from commercial, hospital and state labs. Read the latest here.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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AP News
March 18, 2020 - 11:32 am
Republicans are claiming victory and Democrats conceding defeat in three special elections Tuesday to fill empty seats in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Read more here.
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