Local News Headlines 4/10/20

It’s FRIDAY!!! Woo Hoo!! Here’s your FRIDAY morning 4/10 local headlines:

The State Health Department yesterday confirmed 1,989 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 18,228 with 29 additional deaths bringing the total to 338. Blair County remains unchanged with 6 cases.

Governor Tom Wolf has declared that all schools in Pennsylvania will remain closed for the rest of the academic year.

The State Secretary of Education says even though schools will stay closed, students will continue to learn.

With one model predicting coronavirus deaths could peak on Easter, what might a return to normal eventually look like in Pennsylvania?

The COVID-19 pandemic could be very costly to the state as revenue drops by several billion dollars

Researchers with UPMC are beginning clinical trial for different coronavirus therapies.

Flights at the Altoona Blair County Airport will decrease in the coming days due to COVID-19.

The State Department of Corrections is extending the suspension of visitation at state prisons.

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