Local News Headlines 7/6/20

Here are your MONDAY morning 7-6 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 479 additional positive cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 89,854 with four new deaths totaling 6,753. The total number of cases in Blair County stands at 84 with one death.

Governor Wolf yesterday reminded Pennsylvanians that mask-wearing is required and critical to percent the spread of COVID-19.

Governor Wolf’s more expansive mask order issued last week has been met with some hostility from some Republicans objecting to his autocratic use of power.

The State Department of Human Services continues to make the care of those with intellectual disabilities and autism a top priority during the pandemic.

Pennsylvania ended the fiscal year with the budget way in the red.

There will be a new process for selecting residents for jury duty in Blair County.

Altoona Police arrested a city man for drug possession and outstanding warrants last Thursday.

A project for the Altoona Water Authority is close to becoming a reality.

Police say no one was arrested after tensions flared when supporters of President Trump clashed with Black Lives Matter protestors on Pittsburgh’s North Shore Saturday.

The results of the June 2nd primary election have now been posted by Blair County Election officials.

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