Local News Headlines 7/28/20

Here’s your TUESDAY morning 7/28 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 839 additional positive cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 108,264 with four new deaths totaling 7,122. The total number of cases in Blair County stands at 163 confirmed and 13 probable with two deaths.

Geisinger’s chief Medical officer of hospital services says we need to prepare for a second wave of COVID-19 infections.

Leaders from four Western Pennsylvania counties are suing Governor Wolf and Dr. Levine because they believe the current restrictions are un constitutional.

While restaurant, bar and night club owners are not happy with them, the Wolf Administration is defending coronavirus-related restrictions recently imposed on these businesses.

The Blair Regional YMCA will temporarily close after learning that persons using the facility have tested positive for COVID-19.

City Fire Officials are investigating a house fire from Sunday on 6th Avenue that has been termed suspicious.

A Pinecroft man is challenging charges against him of shooting another man claiming self-defense.

Altoona Police arrested three men on drug charges after two children were found on the front porch of a home.

Two juries were seated yesterday in Blair County Court, the first since the pandemic began.

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