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Pennsylvania Just Had Its Biggest One-Day Report of COVID-19 Cases Since May

Of the positive tests, about 360, or more than one-third, came from Philadelphia and Allegheny County.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at McGregor Industries in Dunmore, Pa., Thursday, July 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
This Is How Joe Biden Plans to Remake the American Economy

Biden said his new $700 billion plan would rebuild the American economy, spur innovation, and create as many as five million new jobs in the United States.

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Gov. Wolf Announces PA Renters Are Safe From Evictions Through Aug. 31

“I am taking this action to help families know they will have a roof over their heads and a place to live while all of us fight the COVID-19 pandemic,” Gov. Wolf said in a statement.

In this May 20, 2020 file photo, residents held thank you signs to greet employees of a Smithfield pork processing plant as they returned to their shifts after the plant had been closed because of a coronavirus outbreak in Sioux Falls, S.D. (AP Photo/Stephen Groves File)
Workers of Color Make Up 87% of Coronavirus Infections in Meat Plants

A new CDC report studying the impact of the coronavirus on workers at meat processing plants has found that most infections were among people of color.

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COVID-19 Restrictions Could Be Coming Back to Southwestern Pennsylvania. Here’s What We Know.

Increased viral transmission in southwestern Pennsylvania is largely responsible for a 37% jump in the rate of new infections statewide over the past four weeks, according to an AP analysis of data.

A scene from a protest in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis on May 25 2020. Image via Shutterstock
Research Shows the Mass Protests Did Not Lead to More COVID-19 Infections. This Is Why.

Protest organizers in Philadelphia have championed social distancing, wearing face masks, and more to stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Gov. Wolf and Republicans Haven’t Agreed Much in the Fight Against COVID-19. Now Cases Are Rising.

This week, public health experts downgraded the state from “making progress” to “trending poorly."