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March 06, 2020 - Harrisburg, PA

Wolf Administration Confirms Two Presumptive Positive Cases of COVID-19

Governor Tom Wolf confirmed the first two presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pennsylvania and reminded residents that the commonwealth is prepared to respond to community spread of this virus.

"We anticipated this very scenario and have been preparing for Pennsylvanians to become impacted by this virus," Governor Wolf said. "This is not the first rapidly-spreading virus we have faced in our commonwealth and it will not be the last. We are prepared to mitigate the spread of this virus."

The one individual is an adult from Wayne County and is currently in their home in isolation. The individual recently traveled to a country where COVID-19 is present.



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Tom Wolf speaks during a press conference, which confirmed the first two presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pennsylvania and reminded residents that the commonwealth is prepared to respond to community spread of this virus, inside PEMA headquarters on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/17857_GOV_DOH_Coronavirus_NK_003.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a press conference, which confirmed the first two presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pennsylvania and reminded residents that the commonwealth is prepared to respond to community spread of this virus, inside PEMA headquarters on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/17857_GOV_DOH_Coronavirus_NK_004.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a press conference, which confirmed the first two presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pennsylvania and reminded residents that the commonwealth is prepared to respond to community spread of this virus, inside PEMA headquarters on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/17857_GOV_DOH_Coronavirus_NK_005.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>COVID-19 graphics are pictured <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/17857_GOV_DOH_Coronavirus_NK_006.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a press conference, which confirmed the first two presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pennsylvania and reminded residents that the commonwealth is prepared to respond to community spread of this virus, inside PEMA headquarters on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/17857_GOV_DOH_Coronavirus_NK_007.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine speaks during a press conference, which confirmed the first two presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pennsylvania and reminded residents that the commonwealth is prepared to respond to community spread of this virus, inside PEMA headquarters on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/17857_GOV_DOH_Coronavirus_NK_008.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine speaks during a press conference, which confirmed the first two presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pennsylvania and reminded residents that the commonwealth is prepared to respond to community spread of this virus, inside PEMA headquarters on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/17857_GOV_DOH_Coronavirus_NK_009.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine speaks during a press conference, which confirmed the first two presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pennsylvania and reminded residents that the commonwealth is prepared to respond to community spread of this virus, inside PEMA headquarters on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/17857_GOV_DOH_Coronavirus_NK_010.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>COVID-19 graphics are pictured <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/17857_GOV_DOH_Coronavirus_NK_011.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine speaks during a press conference, which confirmed the first two presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pennsylvania and reminded residents that the commonwealth is prepared to respond to community spread of this virus, inside PEMA headquarters on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/17857_GOV_DOH_Coronavirus_NK_012.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine speaks during a press conference, which confirmed the first two presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pennsylvania and reminded residents that the commonwealth is prepared to respond to community spread of this virus, inside PEMA headquarters on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/17857_GOV_DOH_Coronavirus_NK_013.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a press conference, which confirmed the first two presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pennsylvania and reminded residents that the commonwealth is prepared to respond to community spread of this virus, inside PEMA headquarters on Wednesday, March 4, 2020.