It’s FRIDAY!!! Woo Hoo!! Here’s your FRIDAY morning 11/20 local headlines:
The number of daily COVID-19 cases reported in Pennsylvania topped 7,000 for the first time yesterday along with 116 new deaths. The number of Blair County cases stands at 2,483 confirmed with 389 probable and 45 deaths.
Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine is updating citizens on the state’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan. Levine says no major changes were made to the plan, and Pfizer’s vaccine will likely be ready sometime next month.
The Blair County Prison staff is preparing for potential COVID-19 cases among inmates.
State Rep Jim Gregory issued a news release saying he has tested positive for COVID-19.
Blair County officials have the green light to purchase a 60 day supply of personal protective equipment.
A Cambria County woman has been charged in the double murder case in Altoona from the spring.
Long long-awaited new building for AMED in Lakemont will take some more time to complete.
The state house has approved and audit of this year’s election.
State lawmakers could have a budget for the rest of the year on Governor Wolf’s desk later today.