Local News Headlines 4/2/20

Here’s your THURSDAY 4/2 local headlines:

All Pennsylvania residents must stay home as much as possible to help slow the spread of COVID-19, Governor Wolf expanded the stay-at-home order to include the entire state.

There are now more than 58 hundred cases of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania and eleven news deaths reported as of yesterday.

The state Department of Labor and Industry is responding to the surge in claims being filed for unemployment compensation due to layoffs because of the coronavirus pandemic.

State Attorney General Josh Shapiro wrote this week the Pennsylvania residents cannot be evicted from their homes at this time.

Bishop Mark Bartchak has announced that all churches in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese are to lock their doors until further notice.

Altoona may become a site for future pandemic patients as the Blair County Convention Center is being looked at.

Beginning yesterday, the State Liquor Control Board has resumed limited sales online.

If you have a Blair County License to Carry Permit that expires this month, you now have more time to get it renewed.

Your local Sheetz store has announced a new program to help children and families during the pandemic.

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