Local News Headlines 11/19/20

Here’s your THURSDAY morning 11/19 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed the highest one day total of COVID-19 cases to date, 6,339 additional cases bringing the total to 281,852 with 110 new deaths totaling 9,465. The number of Blair County cases stands at 2,367 confirmed with 381 probable and 43 deaths.

The Hollidaysburg School District officials have decided to go to all virtual learning.

Doctor Rachel Levine is expected to talk later today about P-A’s vaccination plan for COVID-19.

Governor Wolf is calling for universities to test students for COVID-19 before going home for the holidays.

In light of the rise in coronavirus cases, some area colleges are extending their winter breaks.

Restaurant owners and their supporters rallied at the State Capitol yesterday to oppose restrictions by the Wolf Administration.

Some nurses at UPMC Altoona held a candlelight vigil last night to remember Blair County residents who have lost their lives to COVID-19.

There will be no visitors on Groundhog Day next February in Punxsutawney.

The Hollidaysburg Water Department is looking at sending bills to tenants or landlords.

The State Supreme Court says it will take up challenges to more than 8,000 ballots in Philadelphia filed by President Trump’s campaign.

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