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WPSU: DOH to offer free COVID-19 tests in State College, Penn State adds 320 positives for the week

The total number of COVID-19 positives among University Park campus students has now reached 1,371 since Aug. 7. The university said in a release that 656 University Park students have completed their isolation period and are no longer COVID-19 positive.

By Min Xian/WPSU

Following certification, Pa. restaurants can increase indoor dining capacity to 50%

Gov. Tom Wolf and state Health Secretary Rachel Levine have signed new orders following last week’s announcement that restaurants in Pennsylvania can up their indoor dining capacity to 50% starting Sept. 21.

By Emily Scott/WHYY

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Penn State prepares to take the field, after vote by Big Ten leaders

The Big Ten’s decision to play football this fall comes as Penn State and other universities are facing rising numbers of COVID-19 cases among their students. Penn State has had 1,145 cases of COVID-19 so far.

By Anne Danahy

Philadelphia offers COVID-impacted tenants more help with rent — up to $1,500

“Our goal throughout the pandemic has been – and continues to be – to keep people in their homes,” Mayor Jim Kenney said in a statement.

By Zoë Read/WHYY