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Crime 10 more COVID-19 deaths in Pa., 7 of them in Poconos, Lehigh Valley and Bucks County, as 693 new coronavirus cases reported (3/30/20)

23:15  30 march  2020
23:15  30 march  2020 Source:   lehighvalleylive.com

Coronavirus Latest: Lakewood Police Arrest Homeowner For Hosting Pop-up Wedding With More Than 50 People

  Coronavirus Latest: Lakewood Police Arrest Homeowner For Hosting Pop-up Wedding With More Than 50 People Earlier in the week, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy banned gatherings of 50 or more people in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus. © Provided by CBS Philadelphia Lakewood police have charged 49-year-old Eliyohu Zaks with maintaining a nuisance for hosting the wedding at a home on Spruce Street. “The Lakewood Police is asking that its citizens be responsible and obey the directives set forth by the State of New Jersey for the safety and health of all. Those that choose not to will be subject to criminal prosecution,” police said in a statement.

Four more COVID-19 deaths have been reported in the Poconos, one in the Lehigh Valley and two more to the immediate south in Bucks County, eight among 10 new coronavirus-related deaths reported across Pennsylvania on Monday, bringing the state’s death toll to 48.

Plenty of parking spotted at The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley on March 19, 2020. All non-essential businesses around the Lehigh Valley have closed due to the Coronavirus outbreak. © Saed Hindash | For lehighvalleylive.com/Saed Hindash | For lehighvalleylive.com/The Express-Times, E... Plenty of parking spotted at The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley on March 19, 2020. All non-essential businesses around the Lehigh Valley have closed due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health also reports 693 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the last day. In all, 4,087 total COVID-19 cases have now been recorded since March 6, when the first ones appeared in Pennsylvania. The virus is in 59 of the state’s 67 counties.

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a person walking down a street in front of a building: The Lehigh Valley Mall in Whitehall, officially closed their door to the public the evening of March 18, 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak. © Saed Hindash | For lehighvalleylive.com/Saed Hindash | For lehighvalleylive.com/The Express-Times, E... The Lehigh Valley Mall in Whitehall, officially closed their door to the public the evening of March 18, 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

With the new deaths reported Monday, Monroe County now has seven total, tied with Philadelphia for most in a single county. One day earlier, after Monroe’s third death was reported, St. Luke’s University Health Network deemed the county a coronavirus “hot zone” and expects a rapid surge in cases there. The county reported 182 cases of COVID-19 as of Monday.

a close up of a sign: Most businesses on Main Street Bethlehem were locked up with signs in the windows on Friday, March 20, 2020, the morning after Gov. Tom Wolf ordered the shutdown of all \ © Steve Novak | For lehighvalleylive.com/Steve Novak | For lehighvalleylive.com/The Express-Times, Eas... Most businesses on Main Street Bethlehem were locked up with signs in the windows on Friday, March 20, 2020, the morning after Gov. Tom Wolf ordered the shutdown of all \"non-life-supporting\" business in Pennsylvania to stop the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

Meanwhile, the Lehigh Valley now has eight deaths from the novel coronavirus: Northampton County reported its fifth death on Monday. Lehigh County has three.

Coronavirus in Massachusetts: 698 new cases of COVID-19 and 4 new deaths reported

  Coronavirus in Massachusetts: 698 new cases of COVID-19 and 4 new deaths reported The number of coronavirus-related deaths in Massachusetts increased to 48 on Sunday, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The number of daily deaths reported was a slight decrease from Saturday. The number of positive cases rose to 4,955 on Sunday, up 4,257 from Saturday. The more than 39,066 individuals who were tested is up from 35,049 on Saturday. The youngest death The number of positive cases rose to 4,955 on Sunday, up 4,257 from Saturday. The more than 39,066 individuals who were tested is up from 35,049 on Saturday.

The Lehigh Valley’s combined COVID-19 cases rose to 415, up 138 in 24 hours.

To the south, Bucks County reported two more deaths on Monday, one day after recording its first.

To date, 386 Pennsylvanians have been hospitalized, almost half of them aged 65 and older. The age group also makes up the majority of COVID-19 deaths in the state. However, 41% of overall cases are in adults aged 25-49.

a close up of a street in front of a building: Heavy fog settles in Bethlehem, creating an eerie mood on Friday, March 20, 2020, the morning after Gov. Tom Wolf ordered the shutdown of all \ © Steve Novak | For lehighvalleylive.com/Steve Novak | For lehighvalleylive.com/The Express-Times, Eas... Heavy fog settles in Bethlehem, creating an eerie mood on Friday, March 20, 2020, the morning after Gov. Tom Wolf ordered the shutdown of all \"non-life-supporting\" business in Pennsylvania to stop the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

State Health Secretary Rachel Levine has warned of an expected surge in cases that could overwhelm hospitals if residents don’t take proper precautions.

Oklahoma health officials report 565 COVID-19 coronavirus cases, 23 deaths

  Oklahoma health officials report 565 COVID-19 coronavirus cases, 23 deaths The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced that as of Tuesday, March 31, 565 Oklahomans have tested positive for the coronavirus and 23 people have died. >> Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Latest local updates Sign up for our Newsletters According to health officials, there are an additional six deaths: Three in Oklahoma County, a male and female in the 50-64 age group and another male older than 65 One in Canadian County, a male older than 65 One in Muskogee County, a male older than 65One in Wagoner County, a male older than 65As of Tuesday, officials said 1,229 Oklahomans have tested negative and 177 people have been hospitalized.

Schools and “non-life-sustaining” businesses statewide have been told to close, and a stay-at-home order from Gov. Tom Wolf was extended Monday to include 26 counties.

The Wolf administration has requested a major disaster declaration from the federal government, which would provide additional resources for state, county and local government.

a car parked in a parking lot: The Lehigh Valley Mall in Whitehall, officially closed their door to the public the evening of March 18, 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak. © Saed Hindash | For lehighvalleylive.com/Saed Hindash | For lehighvalleylive.com/The Express-Times, E... The Lehigh Valley Mall in Whitehall, officially closed their door to the public the evening of March 18, 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Meanwhile, in neighboring New Jersey, at least 13,386 coronavirus cases and 161 deaths have been reported, with at least 62 cases in Warren County, immediately east of the Lehigh Valley.

If you may have been exposed or exhibit the symptoms of COVID-19 – fever, cough and shortness of breath – contact your health care provider.

Coronavirus Cases Inside Cook County Jail Soar Into Triple Digits

  Coronavirus Cases Inside Cook County Jail Soar Into Triple Digits Cook County Sheriff reports 167 detainees and 46 employees testing positive for coronavirus.As of Thursday, 167 detainees and 46 employees from the Cook County Sheriff's Office have tested positive for COVID-19. Eleven inmates are hospitalized.

For more information on the coronavirus, consult your state health department at health.pa.gov and the CDC website.

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