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Coronavirus

Huntingdon, Snyder have COVID-19 cases

HARRISBURG — The latest update from the Pennsylvania Department of Health, issued at noon Saturday, shows one confirmed positive each in Snyder County and Huntingdon County. Mifflin County remains as the only one locally without a confirmed case. Juniata and Perry counties each have one and ...

Key medical glove factories cutting staff 50% amid virus

Malaysia’s medical glove factories, which make most of the world’s critical hand protection, are operating at half capacity just when they’re most needed, The Associated Press has learned. Health care workers snap gloves on as the first line of protection against catching COVID-19 from ...

‘Accept it’: 3 states lock down 70 million against the virus

Illinois and New York state joined California on Friday in ordering all residents to stay in their homes unless they have vital reasons to go out, restricting the movement of more than 70 million Americans in the most sweeping measures undertaken yet in the U.S. to contain the ...

National Spelling Bee called off because of coronavirus

The Scripps National Spelling Bee won’t be held as scheduled this year because of the coronavirus, meaning years of preparation by some of the country’s top spellers could go for naught. Scripps cited state and federal recommendations against large gatherings Friday as it canceled plans ...