Coronavirus – COVID-19

COVID-19 death totals adjusted downward for state, region

Pa. removes more than 200 deaths from official coronavirus count as questions mount about reporting process, data accuracy

Pennsylvania’s coronavirus death toll actually dropped by 201 on Thursday. Here’s how that happened

Pennsylvania reports 1,369 new coronavirus cases, changes how it reports deaths

State revises virus death toll in county

Here’s what happens in each of Pennsylvania’s reopening phases

Wolf administration to use Carnegie Mellon-developed data dashboard in reopening Pennsylvania

Gov. Wolf’s reopening plan Q&A: How will this work?

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says decisions on when to reopen regions will depend on data, ‘subjective’ factors

Gov. Wolf: Coronavirus data not only factor for reopening Pennsylvania

Wolf acknowledges state’s lack of COVID-19 testing

Officials to study regions for Pa.’s gradual return to normalcy

Based on new metrics, region not close to having restrictions lifted

Westmoreland officials cautiously optimistic about state reopening plans

Emergency management officials in rural counties caution against reopening too quickly

Nursing home cases won’t be separated from rest of county under Wolf’s reopening plan

Cusat: City not ready for ‘full-blown reopening’

Gov. Wolf: Get used to wearing protective masks

AARP calls on Pennsylvania to release list of nursing homes with coronavirus cases

Allegheny County reports 61 new coronavirus cases, lowers death toll based on data error

Coronavirus cases rise by 143 in Berks County; deaths up

Montco coronavirus death toll climbs to 179

Allegheny Health Network opens COVID-19 testing site in Natrona Heights

MedExpress offers covid-19 testing at select offices across Pittsburgh region

What is an antibody test, how do you get one, and are they being used in Pennsylvania?

COVID-19 in NEPA: Domestic violence advocates worry about women’s safety in the pandemic

Unnecessary dispute: Coroners, health officials should work together

Coronavirus is the leading cause of death in Los Angeles County

Congress passes nearly $500 billion more in coronavirus aid

Casey: Nation, state have ‘a long way to go’ out of COVID-19 pandemic


Keep stimulus cash from debt collectors

The state Legislature received masks made by prisoners — but it’s unclear who used them

Lawmakers should anticipate avalanche of evictions after coronavirus | Editorial


Despite shutdown of Pa., most voters support Gov. Tom Wolf’s handling of coronavirus crisis


Pandemic has claimed 1.5 million Pennsylvania jobs, but a forecaster sees a temporary summer ‘pop’ in rehiring

Pennsylvania jobless claims climb to 1.6 million

Self-employed Pennsylvanians report confusion, glitches when applying for financial assistance

Unresponsive, unreachable unemployment office infuriates Pennsylvania residents

No timeline set to release list of Pa. businesses that received coveted coronavirus waivers, top official says

Amid a pandemic, a $130 million office development is proposed in Moon

Stopping virus remains a huge challenge at crowded meat plants

Comcast is still charging late fees, but you don’t have to pay them

They lived in a Delco factory for 28 days to make millions of pounds of raw PPE materials to help fight coronavirus

CEO resigns state board post over Wolf comments

Local Wegmans employee tests positive for coronavirus

Business owners see flaws in PPP

Delco council opens $1.75M grant fund for small businesses

Businesses, community groups stepping up to help despite own struggles


His father was the 1st Pa. inmate to die of COVID-19. Now, he’ll continue the fight to ‘clear his name’


New date set for college hopefuls to take SAT exams

College students have to wait to May to learn likely amount of state grant

Penn State furloughs some employees with 50% pay, doesn’t rule out future layoffs


Allegheny alone among many Western Pennsylvania counties concerned about in-person voting for primary

On June 2, just mail it in

Swing-state Republicans, including in Pa., work to pin coronavirus fallout on Democrats

Health Care

More people are using antidepressants and antianxiety medications during coronavirus pandemic: survey

Already limping along, small, rural hospitals feeling even sicker

Berks County doctors drawing strength from Ramadan to fight coronavirus

Local News

St. Ubaldo Day in Jessup and Italy canceled

BARTA bus driver tests positive for COVID-19, official says

Derailed by coronavirus, Berks County officials want more time to complete 2020 census

Cheswick councilman giving away 1,000 gallons of hand sanitizer


Coronavirus impact: Philly schools face $1 billion hole over 5 years as Kenney administration asks departments to cut budgets by 20%

When children return to school, they will most likely need to wear masks, Philly superintendent says

Red light, green light: What do Pa.’s reopening phases mean for Philly amid the coronavirus pandemic?

Philly small businesses will get another shot at emergency coronavirus loans after a frustrating first try

Residents share keys and move each other’s trash cans on a South Philly block. But coronavirus has upended Beechwood Street.

PHL COVID-19 Fund awards third set of grants, worth more than $2.5 million

Bootsie Barnes, Philadelphia tenor sax great, has died of coronavirus at 82

17-year-old killed in shooting outside Philly convenience store

Parents arrested in fatal shooting of NE Philly girl, 4; DA says father was dealing drugs at the time


Food bank distribution scheduled today at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh diocese issues new directives on weddings, funerals

Port Authority to increase safety protocols at West Mifflin garage after 5th worker there tests positive for covid-19

Peters Township declares COVID-19 disaster emergency

Man critically wounded in shooting in South Side Slopes

Allegheny County votes to consolidate primary polling locations

National fundraiser supports Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and other libraries

State News

Pa. liquor stores open for curbside pickup. Here’s how to place an order at a location near you.

Pennsylvania liquor stores rake in $2.3M in first days of curbside sales, with more to open

Pa. carbon cap and fee plan projected to cut emissions, hasten coal closures

Pa.’s first spotted lanternfly hatch of the year found in Philadelphia near Penn, Drexel

‘Investigations are fixed’: State employees say Human Relations Commission biased, unfair

Western Pa. farmers markets to open with covid-19 twists, precautions

Pennsylvania bet its economic future on fracking, plastics. Was it all a giant scam? | Will Bunch


Airports numbers drop significantly; Air Show cancelled

Westmoreland to upgrade another 4 miles of freight rail lines


Trump Administration considers leveraging emergency coronavirus loan to force Postal Service changes