Local News Headlines 7/13/20

Here’s your MONDAY morning 7/13 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 725 additional positive cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 95,414. The number of cases in Blair County stands at 93 confirmed and 11 probable with one death.

The statewide requirement to wear masks in Pennsylvania extends to outdoor areas such as state parks, forests and swimming areas.

State health officials have added more states to a travel quarantine recommendation bringing the total to 19 states where a 14 day quarantine is required when returning.

A proposal to construct plastic barriers around school bus drivers as a precaution was shot down by PennDOT, but demonstrating decisions that are being made to get kids back to school.

The State Department of Labor and Industry is talking about persons who can go back to work but refuse to do so.

An Altoona man has been sent to prison for the repeated sexual assault of a teenage girl.

A hearing for a former Altoona woman convicted of killing one of her sons was postponed last week.

A former Blair County man wants his criminal record wiped clean so he can get a job.

As state lawmakers consider reforming the criminal justice system, the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania says they should start by looking at themselves.

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