GREENSBURG, Pa. (KDKA) – Gov. Tom Wolf’s stay-at-home order is extended to Westmoreland County.
Gov. Tom Wolf issued the stay-at-home order Friday afternoon.
County officials confirm Gov. Wolf will issue a stay at home order for WESTMORELAND COUNTY later today. KDKA has also learned starting April 3rd WESTMORELAND COUNTY will furlough nearly 500 county employees in the wake of the Carona Virus Pandemic. Full details tonight on KDKA
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And, starting April 3, about 450 county employees will be furloughed in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Most cuts will come from inside the courthouse.
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Friday’s numbers from the Pennsylvnaia Department of Health report 30 positive COVID-19 cases in Westmoreland County. There have been no reported deaths there yet.
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A two-week stay-at-home order is already in effect in Allegheny County.
On Monday, Wolf announced the order for the hardest-hit counties — originally issuing it for Allegheny and a handful of eastern counties.
He says residents must stay in their homes, unless a life is in danger.
More information on the Coronavirus pandemic:
- CDC Coronavirus Information
- CDC Global Map of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases
- Pennsylvania Department of Health Information
Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.