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Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing in Newark .
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David Madden
June 25, 2020 - 3:38 pm
New Jersey crossed the 13,000 mark in confirmed fatalities linked to COVID-19. The state is also adding several hundred deaths likely linked to the virus. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
May 14, 2020 - 3:24 pm
The coronavirus death toll in Philadelphia has now surpassed 1,000 fatalities. Still, city officials say the trend in deaths and new cases continues to head downward, and they are starting a recovery effort for the city. Read more here.
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Nursing home care
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KYW Staff
May 12, 2020 - 3:12 pm
Long-term care facilities continue to be hit hard by coronavirus, so the Wolf administration has decided to start testing every nursing home resident and employee at least once a week, given the pandemic's tremendous toll on nursing homes. Read the latest here.
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Face mask
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Pat Loeb
May 04, 2020 - 3:31 pm
City officials had good news to share at Monday’s coronavirus briefing: The number of deaths from COVID-19 actually went down. Read more here.
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Coronavirus testing
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Jim Melwert
April 27, 2020 - 7:42 pm
Montgomery County officials are pointing to results from widespread testing at the county jail to show just how sneaky coronavirus can be. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
April 24, 2020 - 12:49 pm
The coronavirus pandemic is sending SEPTA's balance sheet off the rails. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, officials say a February surplus has turned into a $7 million deficit by March. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Tom Farley
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KYW Staff
April 23, 2020 - 4:53 pm
Although the city is making progress, Philadelphia officials say it isn’t even close to the requirements the governor has outlined for lifting stay-at-home measures to fight the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Coronavirus testing kits
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KYW Staff
April 23, 2020 - 3:02 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has slashed the state's COVID-19 death toll by 201, saying probable deaths it had previously included in the count require more investigation. Read the latest here.
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Pennsylvania ballot
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April 22, 2020 - 3:15 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf's administration is boosting its efforts to get voters to cast their primary election ballots by mail and says it would help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Read the latest here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy tours Atlantic City field hospital
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KYW Staff
April 21, 2020 - 4:06 pm
New Jersey's COVID-19 death toll saw its biggest spike yet. Despite some positive signs, Gov. Phil Murphy said there are still weeks to go of social distancing. Murphy also toured a COVID-19 field hospital in Atlantic City. Read the latest here.
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