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People wearing protective face masks walk past a closed entrance to the beach during the new coronavirus pandemic, Friday, July 3, 2020, in the South Beach neighborhood of Miami Beach, Fla. Beaches throughout South Florida are closed for the busy Fourth of July weekend to avoid further spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Associated Press
July 03, 2020 - 3:12 pm
The U.S. headed into the Fourth of July weekend with many parades and fireworks displays canceled, beaches and bars closed, and health authorities warning that this will be a crucial test of Americans' self-control that could determine the trajectory of the surging coronavirus outbreak. With...
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Nick Horwat
July 03, 2020 - 1:11 pm
The Allegheny County Health Department has added 177 new cases of Coronavirus
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FILE - In this Monday, June 8, 2020 file photo, passengers wearing face masks arrive at London's Heathrow Airport. The British government said Friday, July 3, 2020, it is scrapping a 14-day quarantine rule for arrivals from about 60 countries deemed “lower risk” for the coronavirus, including France, Spain, Germany and Italy — but not the United States. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
Associated Press
July 03, 2020 - 12:50 pm
LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson wants a haircut and a beer. Like millions of other Britons, the prime minister will be able to have a trim and a tipple on Saturday, when the country takes its biggest step yet out of coronavirus lockdown with the reopening in England of restaurants, pubs and...
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Lizzy Buczak
July 02, 2020 - 7:44 pm
While most of the world is taking proper precautions to avoid contracting COVID-19, officials in Tuscaloosa, Alabama say some students are purposefully trying to infect each other by throwing “coronavirus parties.” Read more now.
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Eldis Sula
July 02, 2020 - 1:18 pm
If you have Independence Day plans this year, it may be worth doing a risk assessment. Here’s a list of popular Fourth of July activities and safety factors to consider for each one.
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Governor Tom Wolf wears a mask in public
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf / flickr.com/governortomwolf
Jeff Oravitz
July 02, 2020 - 1:00 pm
“We all must do one simple thing to stop the spread of COVID-19: Wear a mask, Pennsylvania.” - Governor Tom Wolf
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Jeff Oravitz
July 02, 2020 - 12:11 pm
In the latest cases, ages range fron 6 months to 99 years and the average age is 29.
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Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center
Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center
Jeff Oravitz
July 02, 2020 - 11:12 am
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, Pennsylvania's Senior care facilities and nursing homes have been greatly impacted.
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Tarrah Gibbons
July 02, 2020 - 10:16 am
With new hotspots for COVID-19 happening across the country, a Texas couple who had been married for over 50 years died of the deadly virus.
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Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf / flickr.com/governortomwolf
Jeff Oravitz
July 02, 2020 - 10:14 am
"The science is very clear, that masks are very helpful in terms of preventing community spread of this dangerous virus - COVID-19."
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