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Gov. Phil Murphy
Danielle Parhizkaran/NorthJersey.com
March 27, 2020 - 2:23 pm
Gov. Phil Murphy announced Friday an additional 1,982 positive coronavirus cases, bringing the state total to 8,825. He also said there were an additional 27 new deaths, bringing the state total of coronavirus-related deaths to 108. Read more here.Read more
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Liacouras Center
Courtesy of Temple University
March 27, 2020 - 1:49 pm
At his daily press update on Friday, Mayor Jim Kenney announced an agreement between the city and Temple University to use space at the Liacouras Center on campus for hospital bed capacity if city hospitals are strained beyond their limits in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.Read more
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Hahnemann University Hospital
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
March 26, 2020 - 11:36 am
Philadelphia officials reported on Thursday a significant jump in new positive results from coronavirus testing, resultign in a total of 475 cases. Mayor Jim Kenney also announced the end of negotiations with the owner of Hahnemann University Hospital over potential use of facility. Read more here.Read more
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Gov. Tom Wolf
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf/Facebook
March 26, 2020 - 8:07 am
Bills headed to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk will relax unemployment compensation rules for workers and employers and authorize $50 million to help Pennsylvania health care facilities meet the surge in need created by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.Read more
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Bunker Gun Shop in Warminster.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
March 25, 2020 - 11:56 am
Gov. Tom Wolf is quietly allowing gun shops to reopen on a limited basis during the coronavirus pandemic after several justices of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court urged him to do so. Delaware County officials reported two coronavirus-related deaths of county residents on Tuesday. Read more here.Read more
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Coronavirus testing
Misha Friedman/Getty Images
March 25, 2020 - 11:30 am
It’s no secret that the coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on everyone’s daily lives, from health care workers and delivery drivers to school teachers and even vacationers. Some Philadelphians share firsthand accounts of what it's really like during these trying times. Read more here.Read more
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Hahnemann University Hospital
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
March 24, 2020 - 2:10 pm
At a daily press briefing on Tuesday, Philadelphia officials complained that their efforts to prepare for a potential surge in cases are being stymied by what they called “unreasonable” demands by the owner of the shuttered Hahnemann University Hospital. Read more here.Read more
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