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Your morning coronavirus update in Pa.: Jobless claims swamp Pennsylvania amid steep rise in coronavirus cases

A total 135 cases have been reported in central Pennsylvania counties, including 36 in Berks County, and 21 each in Lancaster and York counties.
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press and Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Updated: March 26, 2020 | 2:34 pm

Your afternoon update on the coronavirus in Pa.: Wave of jobless claims, new virus cases across the state

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Pennsylvania was up by 50% to more than 1,600 cases.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press and Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Updated: March 25, 2020 | 8:17 pm

Your afternoon update on the coronavirus in Pa.: Governor extending stay-at-home order to two more counties

10 counties are now under a stay-at-home order. Those regions account for half of Pennsylvania’s 12.8 million residents.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press and Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Updated: March 25, 2020 | 11:40 am

Your morning coronavirus update in Pa.: Virus-related deaths grow; lawmakers eye emergency aid

Delaware County reported its first two coronavirus-related deaths Wednesday, the latest toll in the hard-hit southeastern part of Pennsylvania.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press, Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press and Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Updated: March 24, 2020 | 2:08 pm

Your afternoon coronavirus update in Pa.: Hospitals, nursing homes warn of closures

The state Department of Health reported more than 200 new cases, with the total to date now exceeding 850.
By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press, Marc Levy/The Associated Press and Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Your afternoon update on the coronavirus in Pa.: Wolf issues stay-at-home order for hardest-hit counties

In all, 5.5 million people, or more than 40% of the state’s population, have been ordered to stay home.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press and Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Updated: March 20, 2020 | 8:45 pm

Your afternoon update on the coronavirus in Pa.: Wolf grants series of exemptions to order closing ‘non-life-sustaining’ businesses, delays enforcement

'We’re going to do the best we can to prevent our hospital system from crashing,' Wolf said Friday afternoon
By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Your morning update on the coronavirus in Pa.: Governor Tom Wolf orders 1000s of businesses to shut down over virus

“The governor said this is what you’re going to do, we’re going to do it, we’re going to comply."
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press, Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press and Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Your afternoon update on the coronavirus in Pa.: Officials report state’s 1st coronavirus death

There are 133 confirmed coronavirus cases in the commonwealth, including new cases in Berks and York counties.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press and Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Updated: March 18, 2020 | 12:04 pm

Your morning update on the coronavirus in Pa.: State to open virus testing sites; 10 cases in Cumberland County

The Department of Labor and Industry said unemployment compensation claims exceeded 50,000 on Monday.
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press and Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press
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