Local News Headlines 7/10/20

It’s FRIDAY!!! Woo Hoo!! Here’s your FRIDAY morning 7/10 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed there are 719 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 92,867 with 36 new deaths totaling 6,848. The total number of cases in Blair County stands at 82 confirmed and 11 probable with one death.

Doctors at UPMC said yesterday that the surge in COVID-19 cases in Southwestern Pennsylvania in infecting younger persons and it appears to be less severe.

Governor Wolf yesterday signed a new executive order that protects homeowners and renters from eviction or foreclosure until August 31st.

Governor Wolf continues his mask-wearing crusade at another news conference yesterday.

More grants are available to volunteer fire and EMS companies in the State.

Altoona firefighters were called out to a house fire on fifth Avenue yesterday morning.

A disturbing assault case against a 4-month old baby in Roaring Spring has landed an Everett man in the slammer.

An Altoona woman has been charged with assaulting her boyfriend and threatening to kill him.

An Altoona couple has been arrested and charged with drug possession at a local motel.

Vice President Mike Pence made a bus tour in eastern Pennsylvania Thursday, while presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden was in the Northeast part of the State.

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