Local News Headlines 4/28/20

Here’s your TUESDAY morning 4/28 local headlines:

The State Department of Health is reporting 885 news cases of COVID-19 yesterday, bringing the total to 42,050 and the death count to 1,597. The number of Blair County cases remained steady at 21.

The State Health Department has released guidance for hospitals and other healthcare facilities to resume elective surgeries and other procedures.

Officials with UPMC say they are offering COVID-19 testing to patients undergoing a scheduled, hospital-based procedure.

Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Labor and Industry continues to ask for patience from state residents who’ve filed unemployment compensation claims because of coronavirus-related job losses.

This Friday, May 1st, golf courses, marinas, guided fishing trips, and privately owned campgrounds may reopen according to the Governor.

Two well-known convenience store chains in Pennsylvania are working together for a common goal during the pandemic.

Multiple crews responded to a house fire just after noon yesterday in Hollidaysburg.

Two men were arrested for heroin possession, one of the perps said he bought it with his stimulus check.

A woman who was locked inside a local pharmacy has been arrested and charged.

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