Local News Headlines 4/20/20

Here’s your MONDAY morning 4/20 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed there are 1,215 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the statewide total to 32,284 and an adjusted death total to 1,112. The number of Blair County cases remained steady at 13.

Mask use is now mandatory at some businesses in Pennsylvania as an order for employees and customers at essential businesses to wear masks took effect last night.

The Governor and State Health Secretary are blasting participants of a planned rally outside the State Capitol today.

The Governor outlined a stringent set of standards for re-opening the State’s economy when he says the time is right.

Construction work at the new Altoona High School building will resume while most other contractors remain under lockdown.

A Few Pennsylvania LCB stores will be open for curbside pickup including the store in the Pleasant Valley Shopping Center.

State Labor and Industry officials announced self-employed, independent contractors, gig workers and other not eligible for unemployment can now sign up.

A fourth teen has been charged in the shooting death of a 15 year old Altoona high student in February.

The Sentence for a Clearfield County woman convicted of abusing children has been upheld.

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