Local News Headlines 10/20/20

Here’s your TUESDAY morning 10/20 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed a two-day total of 2,372 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 183,315 with 34 new deaths totaling 8,500. The number of Blair County cases stands at 995 confirmed with 33 probable and 23 deaths.

The resurgence of coronavirus continued Monday with more than a thousand new cases of COVID-19 reported in Pennsylvania for a 14th straight day.

As expected, the Governor has signed one bill and vetoed another concerning the pandemic.

According to a published report, the new Altoona High School building is just about ready to open to students and teachers.

An explosion yesterday afternoon leveled a home in Huntingdon borough.

A one car crash Sunday on Beale Avenue sent a 7 year old to Children’s Hospital and her Aunt to jail.

A Blair County woman is facing charges after she was involved in a one vehicle crash last Friday afternoon.

Pennsylvania voter registration has hit an all-time high at yesterday’s 5 o’clock deadline.

An effort to begin to count mail-in ballots early in Pennsylvania now appears to be dead.

The State Supreme Court has approved the state’s plan to count mail-in ballots up to three days after Election Day.

Pennsylvania has rejected more than 370,000 applications for mail-in ballots, most of which were duplicate requests.

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