Here’s your THURSDAY morning 6/4 local headlines:
The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 511 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 73,405 with 75 new deaths totaling 5,742. The number of confirmed cases in Blair County increased by one to 52 with one death.
Governor Wolf yesterday renewed the 90-day disaster declaration for the state and says he will allow the stay at home order to run our June 4th.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, the state is increasing testing and contact tracing.
Elementary and Secondary schools in the state’s less restrictive zones can open by July 1st.
The Altoona School District already has a new reopening plan in the works to resume classes in the fall.
A fourth suspect in the Shooting of an Altoona Teen will stand trial in Blair County Court.
Roaring Spring Police had to talk a man down from a rooftop while he was with two children earlier this week.
As Philadelphia remains under curfew, Governor Tom Wolf yesterday marched with protestors in Harrisburg.
Explosions have destroyed or damaged 50 ATM machines in the Philadelphia area as crooks target the money inside.
There are milk giveaways scheduled Saturday at Morrisons Cove Park and First Church of Christ in Altoona.