Coronavirus – COVID-19

Governor: Surge in coronavirus cases could still be coming

Amid hopes of a coronavirus curve flattening, officials warn not to get complacent

Pennsylvania nearing peak of COVID-19 outbreak, projections show

Pennsylvania coronavirus updates: Case count across state increases by 1,470 on Monday to 12,980; Lehigh Valley now has 1,722 cases

Pennsylvania reports 12 more deaths, 1,470 new coronavirus cases

Pennsylvania is getting worse at social distancing, data shows

Coronavirus blood test to look for immunity gets a tryout in Chester County

Beaver County nursing home now presumes everyone in building may have COVID-19

Brighton Rehab officials: Presume all staff, patients positive for COVID-19

Carbondale nursing home reports four cases of COVID-19

Nearly 50 have tested positive for coronavirus at Lower Macungie nursing home and two have died

Allegheny County reports 37 new coronavirus cases, total reaches 642

10 new coronavirus cases reported in Westmoreland County as total tops 150

Montco reports 5 more coronavirus deaths; toll so far stands at 27

Luzerne County’s coronavirus cases climb to 849

COVID-19 cases in Pa. approach 13,000, 18 new cases in York County

When should Pennsylvanians expect their coronavirus relief payments to arrive?

Casey, Toomey ask agency to keep tabs on nursing homes during pandemic

White House, leaders in Congress aim for new stimulus amid worry recent $2 trillion law wasn’t enough

As Others See It: Can we still fight the coronavirus while holding the surveillance state at bay?

Domestic violence victims need crucial support during the coronavirus | Opinion

Former U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent tests positive for ‘mild’ case of coronavirus

UN leaders urging $8 billion in emergency global health funding for COVID-19 cure, vaccine

South Korea considering electronic wristband to monitor COVID-19 spread


Pa. lawmakers split on whether businesses should reopen

Pa. lawmakers press for new definition of what is and isn’t a life-sustaining business

Coronavirus pandemic brings remote voting to Harrisburg’s Capitol

Region’s legislators pressure state health department to share more COVID-19 data

Flatten curve to restore state economy

Here’s how Wolf, lawmakers can help our nursing home heroes | Opinion

COVID-19 in Pa.: State lawmakers must expand broadband access for all | Opinion

Winners of Pa. House special elections sworn into office

Yudichak wants councils of government to help keep industry compliant


Wolf’s and Levine’s message on COVID-19: Stay on track

Wolf asks manufacturers to heed ‘Call to Action’

Pa. ramps up effort to get businesses to help make medical equipment

What is essential?: State needs clear criteria for business waivers

Less risk, less reward in Gov. Tom Wolf’s choice to wait for legislature to act on prisoner releases

Limited tech forces thousands of state workers to still report for work, despite their offices being closed

Philly and suburban counties urge Wolf to redistribute COVID-19 burden

Barletta blasts Wolf for inaction, asks Maddon for help

Homebuilders and owners frustrated with Wolf order


One in six Pennsylvania workers has now filed for unemployment since coronavirus shutdowns started

Giant Eagle, other major retailers limiting customers in their stores

What you can do if you’re laid off or furloughed during the coronavirus pandemic

Here’s what we know about new unemployment aid program for self-employed, gig workers

Brentwood brothers have sanitized sports equipment. Now they want to sanitize masks.

These banks are offering Pennsylvanians a break on mortgages, auto loans, and more during the coronavirus crisis

Small businesses are scrambling to grab $350 billion in coronavirus cash before it runs out

Hazle Twp. checking plants for virus prevention

Union sounds alarm over coronavirus cases at Mission Foods

Three local businesses get cease-and-desist letters for price gouging

Coronavirus has disinfection services on the rise in Berks County

Lowe’s employee blasts swarming Pa. shoppers: ‘You don’t need to plant your tulips’ amid coronavirus

‘I am just panicking’: Philly small businesses scramble to apply for shutdown loans


County jail’s inmate population drops amid effort to reduce spread of virus

Berks County Prison officials put new precautions in place after employee tests positive for coronavirus

Staffer at federal prison in Wayne County tested positive for coronavirus

Chester police continue investigation after boy, 7, killed in drive-by shooting


Hanover Area announces preliminary plans for drive-in graduation

Plan to end Scranton preschool met with opposition

Drexel president John Fry on managing his school through the coronavirus

Pa. state universities’ switch to remote learning to extend through summer sessions

Financial hits pile up for colleges as some fight to survive


Every Pennsylvanian needs an absentee ballot now | Opinion

Third parties call for ballot access relief

DelCo House hopeful: People have ‘asked me how dare I be a Black woman and be a Republican?’ | 2020 Women Speak Up

Supreme Court blocks Wisconsin governor’s order to suspend Tuesday’s elections

Health Care

Hospitals tweak pay, benefits for employees during COVID-19 pandemic

UPMC researchers developing test to measure antibodies in fight against coronavirus

Local News

Scranton mayor tells stores, churches still open to impose restrictions

Reading hopes to save close to $2 million by refinancing a 2014 bond

‘Pandemic’ overtime pay cost Westmoreland County nearly $700K in 1st 2 weeks

Municipal offices alter operations due to coronavirus

Wilkes-Barre Mayor Brown urges residents to stay at home during critical period of pandemic

Chambers pair with Discover NEPA on virus resource page

DAMA hopes to follow WVSA in offering help during pandemic

Penn State football holds a local economy on its shoulders. What happens if the season never comes?

City of Erie plans quick release of $2.8 million CARES funding

National News

DEA relaxes rules for the only federally approved drug derived from marijuana


Wissahickon Valley Park sees surge of visitors during Pa. coronavirus stay-at-home-orders

Wissahickon Trails director: Staying safe means sometimes skipping your hike | Opinion

Philadelphia police lieutenant dies from the coronavirus, first fatality among city employees

Will I get detained by ICE if I go to a hospital? What you need to know during the coronavirus pandemic if you’re undocumented.

How people are keeping the Philly spirit alive during quarantine — from savesies to Citywide Specials

Experimental coronavirus vaccine given to Philadelphia volunteers

Mom’s Organic staffers protest in Philly, joining grocery workers’ call for coronavirus hazard pay

14-year-old boy charged in attack of Philadelphia postal worker, as police seek more individuals


Pittsburgh police officer tests positive for COVID-19

Pittsburgh police instructor tests positive for coronavirus, suspends recruit class

Hundreds wait in long lines at Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank for food giveaway

Group calls for Pittsburghers to light up buildings, homes to thank essential workers

Parks Conservancy reminds visitors to practice social distancing

Pittsburgh zoo announces furloughs for more than 40 employees

Two wounded in shooting in Arlington Heights

Juvenile female wounded in Sheraden shooting

State News

Fine Wine & Good Spirits online sales are happening

Which liquors did Pa. residents buy the most since April 1? Online ordering craze shows their favorites

What are Pennsylvanians’ favorite wines and spirits? Fireball, for one

Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission Board names new president

Owner of Pennsylvania’s ‘graffiti highway’ in Centralia shuts it down for good

State high court to weigh in on Mount Washington billboard fight


PennDOT reopens more rest stops along Pennsylvania interstates

Pittsburgh-to-Harrisburg passenger rail service out until May