Coronavirus – COVID-19

Wolf asks Trump for major disaster declaration

Stay-home order won’t slow virus in Pa. yet

Pennsylvania coronavirus update: Cases up to 3,394, including four more deaths; Lehigh Valley adds 74 cases

Allegheny County’s COVID-19 cases jump to 265; Lawrence County reports first death

Allegheny County sees 46 new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 265

Coronavirus cases in Chester County spike to 137

State health officials report spike in region’s COVID-19 cases

Luzerne County cases rise to 94; statewide total at 3,394

29 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Luzerne County

Beaver County now at 28 COVID-19 cases, Lawrence County reports first death

20 residents at Brighton Rehabilitation test positive for COVID-19, officials ask for donations of supplies

9 more residents of Beaver County nursing home diagnosed with covid-19

2 residents of St. Barnabas Nursing Home in Richland test positive for covid-19

State: 6 additional covid-19 cases reported in Westmoreland County

Blair confirms a third virus case

Coronavirus in Pa.: COVID-19 patient dies at WellSpan Health

Coronavirus cases swamping St. Luke’s in Poconos, where hospital official says cases have been undercounted

Unable to get tested for coronavirus in Pa., he drove to Delaware: The risks and rewards of ‘test hopping’

Day care operators confused over state directives; reopening on hold

MacGyvering the coronavirus: Designers rig makeshift ventilators, valves, and more

Amid coronavirus threat, ICE release two immigrant detainees in Pa.

Trump extends federal stay-at-home, social distancing guidelines for 30 more days

How the coronavirus stimulus package can help retirees and savers

West Virginia reports state’s first coronavirus death

Travel industry was flying high, then COVID-19 grounded the world

Ohio governor gets FDA approval for surgical mask sterilization technology

How one governor’s actions highlight the strengths — and shortcomings — of state-led interventions


Legislators who voted to help fracking industry ignored its impact on the environment | PennLive letters

Wolf correct on gas veto

Ending the Pennsylvania economic shutdown | Opinion


Wolf administration lays off about 2,500 state employees as financial fallout from virus deepens

Wolf administration lays off about 2,500 state employees amid coronavirus outbreak


State budgets will be reeling from coronavirus — but there may be lessons for next time | Editorial

PA budget must take back seat


Gov. Tom Wolf’s coronavirus business-closure order hobbles manufacturing supply chains in Pennsylvania

Coronavirus has infected the economy, hitting hourly workers and small business owners the hardest

‘Pretty much in shock’: Many Berks County small-business owners are reeling amid coronavirus shutdown

Dunmore business owners donating pizza to frontline workers


Inmate inside southeast Pa. prison tests positive for the coronavirus

Inmate inside southeast Pa. prison tests positive for the coronavirus

Priest steps down at Laflin parish amid abuse allegations


School districts develop plans, implement online learning

Saucon Valley among first to roll out formal online learning as students remain home during coronavirus pandemic

For Pa. state universities, online courses involve a learning curve for faculty, students alike


Candidates get creative campaigning amid COVID-19 outbreak

A deep dive into Bucks County’s 18th House District special election and what it tells us | Analysis

Health Care

Spurring reform: States making it easier for shared health care

Asthma effects unsure; better safe than sorry

Dentists turning to technology to keep patients healthy

Pa. eases rules for health care workers, others as coronavirus crisis reveals ‘inflexibility’ in professional licensing

Local News

Lawsuit against priest, diocese, bishops can proceed

West Scranton fire station reopens following ‘brownout’

County coronavirus crisis team will hit the ground running

County libraries taking extra steps during pandemic


Coronavirus is keeping Philly medical students out of hospitals, but we are still contributing l Opinion

Philly’s new moms can now get breastfeeding counseling via video chat during coronavirus pandemic

Suspected gunman found critically wounded after standoff in Northeast Philly ends with a shootout

Multiple shootings reported in Philadelphia during coronavirus stay-at-home order


Pittsburgh homes are selling, but at a slower pace during the shutdown

Pittsburgh priest tests positive for COVID-19

Billboard disputes: City and Lamar need to set aside differences

Food Podcast: How Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank assists during the coronavirus pandemic

State News

From Pa. science fairs to coronavirus response coordinator: Deborah Birx’s path to the White House

Mt. Pleasant native leads UCLA battle against coronavirus

Technical delays keep medical cannabis caregivers from helping more patients


Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission’s traffic signal program improves traffic, air quality

‘Unprecedented’ drop in demand driving gasoline prices down