Local News Headlines 4/30/20

Here’s your THURSDAY morning 4/30 local headlines:

The State Department of Health is reporting 1,102 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday bringing the state total to 44,366 with the number of deaths now 2,195. The number of Blair County cases remains steady at 21 and no deaths have been reported.

State Education Secretary Pedro Rivera says with current data, he doesn’t see schools reopening in the fall.

The state Attorney General has extended to no eviction edict for another month.

The Wolf Administration is working to address the issue of hunger during the coronavirus pandemic.

The COVID-19 shutdown has hit the Pennsylvania Turnpike hard,, with traffic down 60 percent.

Officials with Weis Markets say they are taking every associate’s temperature before they begin work.

The city of Altoona is getting close to a million dollars in CDBG funds and that could mean a new city emergency operations center.

Governor Tom Wolf vetoed the telemedicine bill passed by the legislature saying it doesn’t go far enough.

Three Altoona Teens have been arrested and charged with a number of car break-ins.

Logan Township residents will be able to burn once again starting this weekend.

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