Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 cases have risen more than 14 percent in the last week, and case counts are up in 43 counties, including Lehigh and Northampton.
$26 billion in unemployment claims have been delivered since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. But as WLVR’s Hayden Mitman reports, 10 percent of eligible applicants are still waiting.
Pennsylvania has joined 16 other states and Washington D.C. in suing the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement over a new policy.
Pennsylvania reported more than 15-hundred new coronavirus cases over the weekend, bringing the statewide total of confirmed and probable cases to nearly 95-thousand. Overall, Pennsylvania’s seen a nearly 10-percent increase in cases since July 1st.
As more businesses are reopening and parents are going back to work, WLVR’s K.C. Lopez reports that paid leave benefits are available from the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.