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    Coronavirus In Pennsylvania: Gov. Tom Wolf Orders Mass Closings In Montgomery County Following More Coronavirus Cases
    By CBS3 StaffMarch 12, 2020 at 8:55 pmFiled Under:coronavirus, Local, Local TV, Pennsylvania News



    MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is ordering mass closings in Montgomery County in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus in the county. During a press conference Thursday, Wolf says the closures include all schools, gyms, community centers and entertainment venues.


    The state is taking “significant and decisive social distancing” and will begin putting the plan into effect tomorrow. It will last 14 days in an effort to control the spread of COVID-19.

    “No mass gatherings should be held, including conferences and rallies. By closing these facilities, we can control the spread of this disease, that’s the hope. And we can redirect our public safety and health officials to where they are needed the most,” Wolf said.
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    https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/20...e-total-to-22/

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  • Coronavirus In Philadelphia: School District To Close 63 Schools Friday Due To Staffing Shortage Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

    Source: https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/20...d-19-outbreak/


    Coronavirus In Philadelphia: School District To Close 63 Schools Friday Due To Staffing Shortage Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
    By CBS3 Staff
    March 12, 2020 at 10:01 pm

    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The School District of Philadelphia announced Thursday night that 63 city schools will be closed on Friday amid the coronavirus pandemic. School district officials say a staffing shortage is behind Friday’s closing.

    Officials say 15% or more of the staff at the 63 schools closing Friday live in Montgomery County. According to the school district, 2,100 (11%) of its 18,000 employees live in Montgomery County.

    The school district says the staffing impact at the schools makes it unlikely to allow the schools to fully operate effectively...
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