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Updated: August 17, 2020 | 3:22 pm

Pennsylvania prepares to launch virus-tracing app next month

The app is designed to automatically notify people if they might have been exposed to the coronavirus.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

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Pennsylvania to hire 1,000 more coronavirus contact tracers

The new jobs include full-time and part-time contact tracers and supervisors, with hourly rates ranging from $18 to $24.

By The Associated Press

Citing ‘overwhelming’ spread, Pa. moves to add staff, app to trace the coronavirus

There are currently 661 contact tracers across the state. The health department wants to add potentially thousands more.
By Aneri Pattani/Spotlight PA and Sara Simon/Spotlight PA