Local News Headlines 3/27/20

It’s FRIDAY!!! Woo Hoo!! Here’s your FRIDAY morning 3/27 local headlines:

The first reported case of coronavirus has hit Blair County according to the state health department.

State health officials are preparing for a potential surge of coronavirus cases.

The number of new coronavirus cases reported in Pennsylvania was double the number from the day before.

The number of state residents filing for unemployment has skyrocketed to 650, 000 over the last eleven days.

Governor Tom Wolf is praising state lawmakers for their passage of legislation to provide $50 million in funding for much-needed medical supplies for health care workers and coronavirus patients.

PennDOT and the Department of Homeland Security are extending the deadline for Real ID.

The Altoona school board is looking to continue with the High School building project.

For Blair County residents looking to get a firearms permit, the Sheriff’s Office is extending its hours for appointments.

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