A quiet fell upon the Philadelphia region Monday as Gov. Tom Wolf issued a “stay-at-home” order for several Pennsylvania counties.
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney made a similar order for the city on Sunday.
Since that time, more than half a million Pennsylvanians have filed new unemployment claims during the past week.
And New Jersey and Pennsylvania have seen exponential rises in cases of the coronavirus in past days, as health providers worry they won’t have enough equipment to help the most critically ill patients.
Here are images documenting the ongoing spread of the coronavirus and its impact on the region.