As grocery deliveries surge due to the coronavirus, the most vulnerable have to wait

Normally, only about 3% of all grocery spending in the United States is done online. But as the coronavirus pandemic intensifies, online delivery services have become overwhelmed, with weeks-long wait times.

As grocery deliveries surge due to the coronavirus, the most vulnerable have to wait

Normally, only about 3% of all grocery spending in the United States is done online. But as the coronavirus pandemic intensifies, online delivery services have become overwhelmed, with weeks-long wait times.

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.

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.

Coronavirus peak is yet to come, officials warn; New Jersey death toll passes 100

As Friday marked three weeks since Pennsylvania’s first positive coronavirus test was reported, layoffs rippled through the region, Philadelphia-area hospitals were bracing for the anticipated patient surge, and President Trump signed the $2.2 trillion stimulus package.

Coronavirus peak is yet to come, officials warn; New Jersey death toll passes 100

As Friday marked three weeks since Pennsylvania’s first positive coronavirus test was reported, layoffs rippled through the region, Philadelphia-area hospitals were bracing for the anticipated patient surge, and President Trump signed the $2.2 trillion stimulus package.
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Pennsylvania corrections officers, advocates worry a prison coronavirus outbreak is inevitable

As of early Friday evening, there were no reported cases of the coronavirus inside the state prison system, either among those incarcerated or corrections officers.

Penn for the first time in years becomes less selective, slightly

The university accepted nearly 8.1% of applicants, after accepting 7.4% last year.

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Pennsylvania is now streaming its daily coronavirus briefings with Spanish captions

The administration had been criticized by a coalition of Latinx advocacy groups in the Philadelphia area, which said the absence of captions deprived thousands of residents of basic information needed during a fast-moving crisis.

Why the CEO of Comcast and his family gifted $5M for computers to help Philly kids learn during coronavirus school closures

“There’s nothing much better than helping kids get on with their education, particularly at this time,” Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said. “Not being able to go to school was pretty stark.”

Franklin and Marshall College tracks coronavirus cases in Pennsylvania counties

The team at the Lancaster college hopes to give Pennsylvaniana a better idea of trends in their area.

New Jersey woman hospitalized for coronavirus has been released and is improving

Corianne Goldstein still has shortness of breath and is tired, but she's glad to be back in her home in Matawan, recovering with her husband and two dogs.

No, a new lawsuit doesn’t say Pa. registered the dead to vote | PolitiFact

Two months before Pennsylvania voters cast their presidential primary ballots, one of the state’s most populous counties is facing a federal lawsuit over maintenance of its voter rolls.

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Pa. hotels volunteer to make room for patients as state braces for possible coronavirus surge

State officials have repeatedly declined to detail exactly what their planning entails, but they are likely to follow the example of other states that have taken significant steps.

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Businesses tied to Gov. Tom Wolf, a top Pa. senator close after questions about how they qualified as ‘life-sustaining’ during coronavirus pandemic

Wolf's office said the state had rescinded a waiver granted to the governor's former cabinet supply company after inquiries from Spotlight PA and PA Post.

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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.

Colleges stand to lose millions because of the coronavirus

Schools are refunding student room and board for a portion of the semester and facing an uncertain admissions cycle for the fall.

Pa. officials look for supplies and space amid coronavirus ‘war,’ New Jersey pronounced major disaster area

New Jersey was approaching 7,000 cases of the coronavirus, with 81 people dead, and Pennsylvania neared 1,700 cases on Thursday. The number of new cases in Pennsylvania doubled over Wednesday, with 560 positive tests reported.

Glen Mills Schools will be turned into a medical treatment site to ease the coronavirus crush

The Delaware County campus, shuttered after an Inquirer investigation exposed a pattern of abuse, could host non-critical patients and free up space at sites swamped by coronavirus cases.

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