Local News Headlines 6/5/20

It’s FRIDAY!!! Woo Hoo!! Here’s your FRIDAY morning 6/5 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 537 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 73,942 with 75 new deaths totaling 5,817. The number of confirmed cases in Blair County remained steady at 52 with one death.

Businesses may open, you can get your hair done, even visit a gym again all with some restrictions as Blair County has officially gone green.

Doctors at UPMC say they are seeing less severe COVID-19 cases at this point during the pandemic.

College and universities located in counties in the yellow and green phases of the governor’s reopening plan can now welcome students and faculty back to campus.

Governor Wolf has announced some actions that he says seek to address violence against people of color.

There is a planned human rights march that will include police for downtown Altoona tomorrow.

Cambria County authorities are investigating the discovery of a woman’s body inside a house in Portage.

A victim of an alleged assault by Richard Kuiawa testified yesterday in Blair County Court.

A Duncansville Dollar General Store manager has been charged with stealing money from the business.

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