Local News Headlines 12/02/20

Here’s your WEDNESDAY morning 12/2 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 5,676 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 367,140 with 180 new deaths totaling 10,563. The number of Blair County cases stands at 3,889 confirmed with 523 probable and 66 deaths.

Officials at the Blair County Prison have announced a special lockdown with procedures to slow the spread of coronavirus.

The Wolf Administration has announced a new COVID-19 testing strategy, regional Strike Teams.

Blair County Commissioners say they are almost ready to hand out Cares Act money.

Republican State lawmakers have been death another setback in their efforts to review the results of the 2020 election.

80th District State Rep Jim Gregory is none too happy with the mail in ballot process that Pennsylvania just administered.

A federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated former Penn State President Graham Spanier’s conviction for child endangerment which means he will serve time.

A Roaring Spring man was arrested Monday after he apparently threatened several persons with a knife.

The Bellwood Antis School District has voted not to increase taxes for the new school year.

Governor Wolf has signed into law a bill requiring parity in all types of health insurance coverage.

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