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July 15, 2020 - Harrisburg, PA

Wolf Administration Announces Targeted Mitigation Efforts in Response to Recent COVID Case Increases

Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide mitigation efforts for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework. The new orders take effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020.

"During the past week, we have seen an unsettling climb in new COVID-19 cases," Gov. Wolf said. "When we hit our peak on April 9, we had nearly two thousand new cases that day with other days' cases hovering around 1,000. Medical experts looking at the trajectory we are on now are projecting that this new surge could soon eclipse the April peak. With our rapid case increases we need to act again now."



<a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18165_GOV_covid_mitigation_dz_01.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaking with the press. Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide mitigation efforts for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework. The new orders take effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020.  Harrisburg, - July 15, 2020 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18165_GOV_covid_mitigation_dz_02.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaking with the press. Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide mitigation efforts for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework. The new orders take effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020.  Harrisburg, - July 15, 2020 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18165_GOV_covid_mitigation_dz_03.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine speaking with the press.  Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide mitigation efforts for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework. The new orders take effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020.  Harrisburg, - July 15, 2020 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18165_GOV_covid_mitigation_dz_04.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaking with the press. Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide mitigation efforts for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework. The new orders take effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020.  Harrisburg, - July 15, 2020 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18165_GOV_covid_mitigation_dz_05.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaking with the press. Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide mitigation efforts for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework. The new orders take effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020.  Harrisburg, - July 15, 2020 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18165_GOV_covid_mitigation_dz_06.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaking with the press.  Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide mitigation efforts for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework. The new orders take effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020.  Harrisburg, - July 15, 2020 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18165_GOV_covid_mitigation_dz_07.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine speaking with the press.  Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide mitigation efforts for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework. The new orders take effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020.  Harrisburg, - July 15, 2020 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18165_GOV_covid_mitigation_dz_08.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaking with the press. Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide mitigation efforts for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework. The new orders take effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020.  Harrisburg, - July 15, 2020 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18165_GOV_covid_mitigation_dz_09.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaking with the press. Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide mitigation efforts for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework. The new orders take effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020.  Harrisburg, - July 15, 2020 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18165_GOV_covid_mitigation_dz_10.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaking with the press. Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide mitigation efforts for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework. The new orders take effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020.  Harrisburg, - July 15, 2020 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18165_GOV_covid_mitigation_dz_11.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine speaking with the press.  Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide mitigation efforts for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework. The new orders take effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020.  Harrisburg, - July 15, 2020 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18165_GOV_covid_mitigation_dz_12.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaking with the press. Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide mitigation efforts for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework. The new orders take effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020.  Harrisburg, - July 15, 2020 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18165_GOV_covid_mitigation_dz_13.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaking with the press. Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide mitigation efforts for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework. The new orders take effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020.  Harrisburg, - July 15, 2020 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18165_GOV_covid_mitigation_dz_14.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaking with the press. Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide mitigation efforts for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework. The new orders take effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020.  Harrisburg, - July 15, 2020 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18165_GOV_covid_mitigation_dz_15.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Dr. David Rubin, a general pediatrician and director of PolicyLab at Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, speaking with the press virtually.  Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide mitigation efforts for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework. The new orders take effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020.  Harrisburg, - July 15, 2020 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18165_GOV_covid_mitigation_dz_16.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaking with the press. Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide mitigation efforts for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework. The new orders take effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020.  Harrisburg, - July 15, 2020 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18165_GOV_covid_mitigation_dz_17.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine speaking with the press.  Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide mitigation efforts for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework. The new orders take effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020.  Harrisburg, - July 15, 2020