Additional COVID-19 Restrictions To Be Announced By Gov. Wolf

The details will be revealed shortly

KDKA Radio Staff
July 15, 2020 - 3:17 pm

    HARRISBURG (AP/ Newradio 1020 KDKA) - Governor Tom Wolf is expected to announce “new statewide targeted mitigations efforts” as Pennsylvania reported about 1,000 new coronavirus infections,  continuing a recent resurgence of COVID-19 in parts of the state, including the Pittsburgh area.

    That’s according to his office.

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    Details on what restrictions will be imposed and where weren’t immediately available.

    Wolf and PA Department of Health Director Dr. Rachel Levine will announce the new mitigations efforts on Wednesday afternoon.

    The state reported nearly 1,000 new cases on Wednesday with 994.

    A large number of the new infections have been reported in Allegheny County and the surrounding area.

    Data shows a large number of those being infected are young and have frequented bars or have been out of state.

    246 cases were reported on Wednesday in Allegheny County. Deaths in the area also surpassed 200.

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