Local News Headlines 11/2/20

Here’s your MONDAY morning 11/2 local headlines:

The State Department of Health Saturday confirmed 2,510 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 208,027 with 28 new deaths totaling 8,812. The number of Blair County cases stands at 1,338 confirmed with 118 probable and 32 deaths.

Two more priests in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese are dealing with COVID-19.

A Blair County church-goer has tested positive for COVID-19 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Juniata.

An Altoona man is in custody after he was caught by police robbing Smoker’s Square on the Boulevard early Saturday.

A reported theft has led to a drug arrest in Blair County early last month.

Police in Logan Township arrested a man for allowing a child to wander from her home alone during the summer.

Two persons were found dead after a house fire in Somerset County over the weekend.

Some layoffs are coming for faculty at the State System of Higher Education.

Blair County officials have seen a significant increase in both registered voters and mail-in ballots this year.

The President, Vice President and former Vice-President Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris will all be in Pennsylvania today.

Pennsylvania leaders are urging patience this week, warning that results on election night might not come immediately.

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