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DOH unveils the nation’s first statewide mobile COVID-19 testing unit

The department has planned more than 30 stops in churches, YMCAs or community centers around the commonwealth between now and the end of next month.

By Julia Agos

Pitt begins randomized COVID-19 testing as students arrive in Oakland

That plan includes instructions for all students to quarantine at home for 14 days prior to arriving on campus.
By Kiley Koscinski/WESA

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Getting tested for coronavirus in Pa. is becoming more difficult amid wave of new infections

“Despite the rapid expansion of our testing capacity, demand for testing has been growing faster.”
By Wallace McKelvey/PennLive

Mass-testing bill gets thumbs down from Alleghency County council panel

With cases rising at U.S. jails and prisons in recent weeks, however, the issue continues to spark debate.
By An-Li Herring/WESA

University of Pennsylvania researchers help develop rapid at-home COVID-19 test

This test detects the virus directly through its genetic material, and its developers say the results should be ready to interpret within an hour.
By Nina Feldman/WHYY

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