Local News Headlines 2/25/20

Here’s your WEDNESDAY morning 3/25 local headlines:

The number of Coronavirus cases in Pennsylvania counties continues to increase.

Altoona and Blair County now has a COVID-19 sample collection site at the James E. VanZant V-A medical center. A doctor’s referral is required.

Governor Tom Wolf has added Erie County to the list of stay-at-home counties.

Governor Wolf has made some changes to his order closing non-life sustaining business to allow some gun sales.

Most businesses appear to be complying with the Governor’s orders with only 27 receiving warning statewide.

State House lawmakers are set to vote on a bill that would ensure educators are paid during the coronavirus pandemic.

PennDOT is reopening indoor facilities at 23 select rest areas across the state.

The State DCNR has announced that all state parks are closed however the public will still have access to trails, parking areas and lakes.

The population at the Blair County prison has sharply decreased in the last several days, however problems still remain.

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