Latest COVID-19 Numbers

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting more huge COVID-19 numbers with 6365 new cases statewide. The DOH is also reporting an additional 82 COVID-19 related deaths stdatewide. The death toll is now over 10-thousand in the state….and the number of the cases has risen to over 326-thousand.

Latest COVID-19 Numbers

The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed a total of 4,762 coronavirus cases in the state Monday, bringing the statewide total to 314,401. There were also 28 more deaths statewide. Four hundred and fifty-seven new cases in our area. and three more deaths were reported in our area as well. Bedford, Blair and Cambria counties each reported one additional death.

Biden Certified in PA

Democrat Joe Biden was certified Tuesday as winner of the presidential election in Pennsylvania, culminating three weeks of vote counting and a string of failed legal challenges by President Donald Trump. Gov. Tom Wolf first disclosed in a tweet that the Department of State had certified the vote count for president and vice president. Wolf sent a “certificate of ascertainment” to the national archivist Washington with the slate of electors who support President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Pennsylvania’s 20 electors, a mix of elected Democrats, party activists and other staunch Biden backers, will meet in the state Capitol on Dec. 14.

Johnstown K-9 Officer Dies in the Line of Duty

Johnstown police say K-9 officer Titan died early Sunday while assisting police in a search for burglary suspects. Police say just after 4 a.m., officers were dispatched to a burglary at the old Goodwill warehouse, located at 249 Maple Avenue. Authorities say two of the five total suspects were quickly apprehended, and the K-9 unit was dispatched to assist in finding the others. Police say while conducting the search, K-9 Titan fell through an unsecured, open elevator shaft on the fourth floor of the building suffering fatal injuries. All five suspects were eventually taken into police custody,

COVID-19 Numbers from Sunday

The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed a total of 7,075 coronavirus cases in the state Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 309,639. There were also 41 more deaths statewide. Seven-hundred forty-nine new cases and six more deaths were reported in our area. Blair County reported 153 new cases, Centre reported 136.

New PA Travel Mandate

Nearly 30,000 positive cases and over 300 new deaths in the past week from the coronavirus is forcing state leaders to take new action in Pennsylvania’s path forward. In attempts to slow the spread, today new travel restrictions will go into place that may impact your Thanksgiving plans. The newest mandate, which takes effect today, requires all travelers entering or returning to Pennsylvania, except for regular commuters, to obtain a negative COVID-19 test 72 hours before their arrival. Otherwise they are asked to quarantine for14 days after they arrive.

COVID-19 Numbers Remain High

DOH reports 6,808 new coronavirus cases in Pennsylvania with 108 more deaths statewide. The total number of cases statewide now at over 295-thousand. Seven hundred and seventy-six new cases were reported in our area. Blair County reported an increase of 233 new cases. Centre County reported five deaths while Cambria and Blair counties each reported four more deaths.

Another COVID-19 Record Breaking Day in PA

DOH reports another single-day record of 7,126 new COVID-19 cases statewide, with 116 more deaths. the statewide total is now nearly 288,978. Five-hundred thirty-three new cases were reported in our area including 124 in Blair County. Blair also reported two more deaths.

Johnstown Man Charged with Murder

A Johnstown man faces murder charges in a 2017 killing. state Attorney General’s Office filed a first-degree murder charge this morning against 20-year-old Mizzon Unique Grandinetti, 20, for a homicide in Johnstown on May 1, 2017.

PA Case Count & Deaths on the Rise

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 6,339 new cases of COVID-19 since yesterday including 570 in our area, bringing state totals to 281,852. According to the DOH, 110 additional COVID-19 related deaths. There were 72 additional cases in Blair County.