Morning update: Governor warns ‘a surge is coming’ as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE NOT CONVINCED SLOWER GROWTH IN CORONAVIRUS CASES OVER THE LAST 4 DAYS MEANS THE CRISIS EASING. THIS CHART SHOWS THAT PEAK IN NEW CASES ACROSS THE STATE ON SATURDAY. THEN A SLIGHT DIP, SUNDAY AND MONDAY A SURGE IS COMING. THE WHEN AND HOW BAD THAT SURG IS, IT REALLY DEPENDS AT ALL OF US AND WHAT

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Morning update: Governor warns ‘a surge is coming’ as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Pennsylvania has 12,980 confirmed cases of coronavirus

State health officials and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said they’re not convinced slower growth in coronavirus cases over the past four days is a sign the situation is easing.There was a slight dip in new cases on Sunday and Monday, with Pennsylvania now seeing a total of 12,980 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 162 deaths.“A surge is coming,” said Gov. Wolf. “The when and how bad that surge is really depends on all of us, what we do.”Gov. Wolf has issued a stay-at-home order for all counties in Pennsylvania, closing all nonessential businesses and telling Pennsylvanians to only leave their homes if they absolutely have to.In the Pittsburgh area, there are 642 cases of COVID-19 in Allegheny County, including four deaths.

State health officials and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said they’re not convinced slower growth in coronavirus cases over the past four days is a sign the situation is easing.

There was a slight dip in new cases on Sunday and Monday, with Pennsylvania now seeing a total of 12,980 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 162 deaths.

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“A surge is coming,” said Gov. Wolf. “The when and how bad that surge is really depends on all of us, what we do.”

Gov. Wolf has issued a stay-at-home order for all counties in Pennsylvania, closing all nonessential businesses and telling Pennsylvanians to only leave their homes if they absolutely have to.

In the Pittsburgh area, there are 642 cases of COVID-19 in Allegheny County, including four deaths.