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CDC recommends Americans wear face masks in public; Doylestown native Pink reveals she had coronavirus, has recovered and is donating $500,000 to Temple University Hospital

Pennsylvania and New Jersey’s death tolls continue to tick higher, while a 500-member team of medical-care providers is coming to Montgomery County to boost its coronavirus “surge capacity.”


CDC to recommend face masks in public as coronavirus spreads; Pa. faces huge shortfall of N95 masks, gloves, and surgical gowns

More than one million people worldwide have now tested positive for coronavirus as local officials are bracing for the virus’ peak in the Philadelphia region.


Pa. liquor stores reopen online, demand overwhelms site; Job cuts announced at area hospitals

Case totals are escalating locally and nationally, with New Jersey reporting another 91 deaths Wednesday and the national toll projected to reach huge numbers. And it’s hard to tell when the peak might hit.


Philly cops can issue $100 fines to people who violate coronavirus order; Trump warns of ‘very painful’ two weeks

As the virus continues to spread, President Trump has approved a major disaster declaration for Pennsylvania, and Americans traveling abroad have been ordered to return to the U.S. immediately or risk being stuck where they are.


White House approves disaster declaration for Pennsylvania; N.J. restricts sale of drug touted by Trump as coronavirus treatment; SEPTA reports first ‘customer-facing’ cases

As cases and deaths climb across the region, Gov. Phil Murphy says New Jersey may need thousands more ventilators, while Philly officials don’t know when a $3 million shipment of N95 masks will arrive.

Coronavirus in every Philadelphia zip code, city says; U.S. becomes first country to top 100,000 cases

The local death toll of the coronavirus continues to climb as President Donald Trump has signed a $2.2 trillion stimulus package. Pennsylvania has moved its primary election to June and is instructing schools to make a "good faith effort" to continue education for students during the closures.


Wawa suspends made-to-order food service at all Philadelphia stores; the U.S. now has the most coronavirus cases in the world

President Donald Trump declared New Jersey a major disaster area as the state reported a surge in confirmed cases. In Philadelphia, firefighters and police officers are among the growing number of people who have tested positive for the virus.


Senate passes historic $2 trillion coronavirus rescue bill; Philadelphia, Delco report first coronavirus deaths; Wawa employee tests positive

In Pennsylvania and New Jersey, the death toll of the coronavirus continues to rise. Pennsylvania lawmakers voted to move the primary election to June, and are looking into the "soft reopening" of liquor stores.


Major airlines reportedly plan shutdown of domestic flights; Penn races to open new hospital building 15 months early

Philadelphia and surrounding Pennsylvania counties enter a second day under a stay-at-home order as the number of cases of COVID-19 and related deaths continue to rise, and hospitals brace for a crush of patients amid a shortage of equipment and supplies.

3 Sixers organization members test positive for the coronavirus; which Pa. businesses must close

Officials say coronavirus community spread is occurring in Pennsylvania and New Jersey as businesses and airports continue to feel the blow from the pandemic fallout.