Local News Headlines 6/22/20

Here’s your MONDAY morning 6/22 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed there are 464 new cases of covidd-19 bringing the total to 81,730 with 4 new deaths totaling 6,423. The number of confirmed cases in Blair County stands at 58 with one death.

With nearly all of Pennsylvania slated to be in the green phase of the governor’s reopening plan by week’s end, state officials are urging PA residents not to become complacent in the fight against COVID-19.

Governor Tom Wolf issued a reminder to Pennsylvanians that facemasks are required to enter any business in counties in the Yellow or Green phase of opening.

The Bedford County Jail is dealing with a small increase in COVID-19 cases among the staff.

After being closed since March 13th, the Pennsylvania Cappitol building is re-opening to the public today.

The American Red Cross will begin screening blood for antibodies of COVID-19.

While still high, Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate improved in May.

A high speed chase in Blair County early Friday morning led to the arrest of a Bellwood man.

A Tyrone man was arrested last week for allegedly trying to break into a home on Grazierville Road.

Penn State fans are waiting instructions from the school in regards to attending games at Beaver Stadium.

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