Local News Headlines 4/6/20

Here’s your MONDAY morning 4/6 local headlines:

The State Department of Health has confirmed an increase of COVID-19 cases to a state total of 11,510 and a death total of 150 while Blair County has five reported cases.

Governor Tom Wolf is recommending state residents wear masks anytime they leave their homes for life-sustaining reasons.

Pennsylvania will stop paying about 9 thousand state workers whose offices have been closed as a result of the pandemic.

There’s a new resource available to Pennsylvanians facing mental and behavioral health challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic.

With Passover and Easter upon us, the Governor is encouraging alternatives to services and events.

Pennsylvania’s Health Secretary has issued new standards yesterday for cleaning large buildings that remain open during the pandemic.

Job losses due to the coronavirus outbreak are having an effect on tax collections in Pennsylvania.

City Parks are still open for public use however Altoona officials have decided to close playgrounds and play structures during the pandemic.

Today begins a new week and for students at both Altoona and Hollidaysburg schools that means online classes.

A Bedford County woman has been arrested and charged with stealing a large sum of money from her former employer.

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