Local News Headlines 8/6/20

Here’s your THURSDAY morning 8/6 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 705 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 115,714 with 12 new deaths totaling 7,244. The number of Blair County cases stands at 227 confirmed and 14 probable with three deaths.

State food safety inspectors will be issuing citations for breaking coronavirus orders from the Department of Health.

Some restaurant and Bar owners plan to issue a threat to Governor Wolf later this week: to open up at 100 percent.

Yesterday State lawmakers wrapped up several days of hearings on reopening schools including possible problems with transportation.

It seems that a number of faculty members at Penn State are unhappy with the school’s approach to re-open this fall.

A parishioner at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Johnstown has tested positive for coronavirus.

A Tipton man already facing burglary charges has been arrested and charged with possession and delivery of drugs.

An Altoona man has been charged by State Police in Clearfield for taking part in an assault last year.

Pennsylvania is approving its first clinical registrant to be a part of a medical marijuana research program.

Two deer agencies with links to Pennsylvania are merging.

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