Local News Headlines 7/20/20

Here’s your MONDAY morning 7/20 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 786 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 101,027 with 8 new deaths totaling 7,015. The total number of cases in Blair County stands at 124 confirmed and 11 probable with one death.

As the state works to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Pennsylvania’s top health official says contact tracing efforts are going well.

State restaurant and bar owners say they will fight back against Governor Wolf’s orders to further limit the number of patron’s they are allowed to serve.

Republican lawmakers are calling on Governor Wolf to reconsider his decision to withhold Federal COVID-19 funding from Lebanon County calling it illegal.

An advocacy group is offering guidance on the safest way to reopen schools in Pennsylvania.

The new Altoona High School will not open on time, not because of COVID-19 but due to construction delays.

The Altoona School District has done an about face and signed a healthcare agreement for employees.

Two Frankstown Township residents were arrested and charged with possession of drugs and weapons.

Just hours after being sentenced for drug violations, a Huntingdon County man was arrested for threatening the life of the judge who sentenced him.

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