Local News Headlines 3/30/20

Here’s your MONDAY morning 3/30 local headlines:

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pennsylvania increased by more than 640 over the last day or so and four more people have died the State Health Department reported yesterday.

Governor Wolf has extended his order for residents to stay at home to almost one-third of the state’s counties with Centre now included.

The Governor is now requesting a major disaster declaration from the White House to provide additional support for the state.

The coronavirus pandemic is having an effect on efforts to complete a state budget before the start of the next fiscal year.

According to the state health department most of the positive COVID-19 tests are coming from people between 25 and 49 years of age.

Dentists and oral surgeons will again be able to conduct emergency procedures under updated guidelines.

An inmate at the Blair County prison has pleaded guilty to drug charges which will land him in state prison.

An Altoona man was arrested over the weekend for threatening his girlfriend with a pair of scissors.

First assistant D-A Pete Weeks will take over for District Attorney Rich Consiglio who is retiring this week.

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