Monday, May 17, 2021
Monday, May 17, 2021

Pennsylvania Governor to shut down businesses statewide momentarily

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Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday will order a statewide shutdown as the number of coronavirus cases in Pennsylvania continues to grow, Your Content has learned.

Effective midnight — all non-essential businesses in Pennsylvania are ordered to close, Gov. Wolf announced just after 2 p.m. Monday at a press briefing.

As of this morning, health officials say 670 patients in Pennsylvania have tested negative for the coronavirus either at the state public health lab, a commercial lab, or hospital laboratories.

“While we anticipate that there will be more Pennsylvanians with COVID-19 in the coming days and weeks, it is important for residents to know the commonwealth is prepared and to be prepared themselves,” Dr. Rachel Levine with the Department of Health said. “We are working with the health care community across Pennsylvania to keep them informed, consult on patient testing and ensuring they have the resources they need to care for patients.”

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