2nd COVID-19 death in Lack. Co, first death in Luz. Co

Stay at hone order extended to Lehigh and Northampton Counties

WILK NEWSROOM
March 25, 2020 - 1:03 pm
COVID-19

The PA Dept of Health reported Wednesday there are 276 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,127 in 44 counties. The department also reported four new deaths, bringing the statewide death total to 11. One of those was in Luzerne county. The Luzerne County manager describes the victim as a 70 year old resident who recently travelled outside the US and had an underlying health condition. The county has 27 cases in total. There are 18 total in Lackawanna County and an additional person has died, bringing the total deaths there to 2. There are 51 cases in Monroe Coutnty, 4 in Wayne County and 1 in Columbia County.

As the state seeks relief to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19, today Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine revised the “Stay at Home” order to include Lehigh and Northampton counties, bringing the state total to 10 counties under the stay-at-home order. The amended orders takes effect at 8:00 PM Wednesday, March 25, 2020, and will continue until April 6, 2020.

 

CHECK THE PA DEPT OF HEALTH WEBSITE FOR THE LATEST NUMBERS BY COUNTY.

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