Local News Headlines 4/14/20

Here’s your TUESDAY morning 4/14 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed that there are 1,366 additional COVID-19 cases bring the state total to 24,199 with 17 deaths totaling 524. Blair County Cases now total 11.

Department of Corrections officials say Pennsylvania has its first inmate death related to COVID-19.

The state Department of Labor and Industry continues to work to process coronavirus-related unemployment compensation claims.

Governor Wolf says Pennsylvania is joining a group of Northeastern states planning to gradually reopen business after the pandemic.

Researchers at UPMC in Pittsburgh have some encouraging news when it comes to a response for the coronavirus.

Some of Pennsylvania’s most populous counties are pressing the Governor to allow them to conduct the primary election entirely by mail.

State Senator Judy Ward will field questions about COVID-19 and the state’s response during a tele-townhall this Friday at 9:50am.

There seems to be a rift between the county coroners and the State Department of Health over COVID death reporting.

A Sheetz store in Carrolltown has reopened after closing as a result of an employee testing positive for COVID-19.

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