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Pennsylvania reported Thursday its highest one-day total of confirmed coronavirus cases since May. And as WESA’s Sarah Boden reports, Allegheny County – a current hotspot – saw more than 200 new cases, a new all-time high for daily totals in the Pittsburgh region.

A Penn State student from Allentown has died from respiratory failure due to COVID-19. WPSU intern Andrew Destin reports this is the first known Penn State student death related to coronavirus.

Effective immediately, Pennsylvanians are now required to wear a mask whenever they leave home and go into public spaces.

Wolf administration is defending the state response to COVID-19 in nursing homes By Ed Mahon, July 2, 2020 Nearly seven out of 10 COVID-19 deaths in Pennsylvania are associated with nursing homes and personal care homes, with more than 4,500 COVID19 deaths total. That high rate is drawing strong criticism from Republicans, both in the […]

In most of the U.S. Latinos make up a greater share of confirmed coronavirus cases than their share of the population, according to an NPR analysis of tracking data.


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