self-isolation

Jessica Waber
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Hadas Kuznits
April 29, 2020 - 5:33 pm
Every day, state, county and city leaders report an excess of people who test positive for COVID-19, people who die from it, and people who are hospitalized from it. But one statistic that remains fuzzy — and probably always will — is how many people are symptomatic but not hospitalized, and are...
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Penn Medicine COVID Watch program
Penn Medicine COVID Watch
Lynne Adkins
April 29, 2020 - 11:13 am
Penn Medicine can now keep track of its coronavirus patients who are self-isolating at home through automatic daily texts. Read more here.
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Recycling electronics
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Kim Glovas
April 22, 2020 - 11:11 am
Community trash cleanups and environmental fairs used to be go-to activities for Earth Day. Although the majority of us are in isolation, green advocates say there is still work to be done. Read more here.
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Rashida Patterson was hospitalized with COVID-19.
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Cherri Gregg
April 21, 2020 - 7:44 pm
Coronavirus continues to infect thousands of Americans. Still, many don’t see the risk — until they suddenly do. Some families are learning the hard way about what can happen when people you live with ignore social distancing guidelines. Read more here.
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Liacouras Center serves as surge hospital space
City of Philadelphia
Pat Loeb
April 20, 2020 - 4:24 pm
The surge hospital space at Temple University’s Liacouras Center received its first patient on Monday, as local hospitals begin to reach capacities of COVID-19 patients. Read the latest here.
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Bucks County commissioners
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Jim Melwert
April 20, 2020 - 3:40 pm
Bucks County commissioners held a community town hall on Facebook Live Monday, answering questions from residents about everything from small business loans to mandatory face masks. One of the bigger questions: How can Pennsylvania get to the point where it has enough tests to safely re-open...
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Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Tom Farley
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KYW Staff
April 17, 2020 - 3:29 pm
The number of new COVID-19 cases in Philadelphia continues to rise at a steady, consistent rate — signaling progress in containing the spread. But officials say it’s too soon to predict when the city can reopen. Read the latest here.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
April 15, 2020 - 5:08 pm
The Pennsylvania Senate passed a pair of controversial bills on Wednesday to address the reopening of businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic. One bill is headed for a veto by Gov. Tom Wolf. Read more here.
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Holiday Inn
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Pat Loeb
April 15, 2020 - 3:57 pm
Philadelphia officials announced additional measures to help residents during the coronavirus crisis, including two more hotels dedicated to quarantining patients — indicating they think the pandemic could last a while longer. Read more here.
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Restricted area.
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Cherri Gregg
April 15, 2020 - 3:14 pm
A 67-year-old inmate at SCI Phoenix in Skippack, who was serving a life sentence, was the first to die from COVID-19 across the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections system. But his lawyers say he was fighting to prove his innocence. Read more here.
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