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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 31, 2020

SCHOOLS,  NON-ESSENTIAL BUSINESS WILL STAY CLOSED 48 people have died in Pennsylvania from COVID-19.  Governor Tom Wolf continues making policy to slow the rise of that number due to the coronavirus in the commonwealth, yesterday announcing stay at home orders for Carbon, Schuylkill, Dauphin and Cumberland counties, following President Trump’s national recommendation to continue social…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 30, 2020

NEW COVID-19 NUMBERS IN PA The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed last night that there are 643 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 3,394 in 58 counties. The department also reported four new deaths among positive cases, bringing the statewide total to 38. All people are either in isolation at home…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING WEEKEND NEWS MARCH 29, 2020

SECOND COVID-19 CASE REPORTED IN LYCOMING COUNTY There is a second Lycoming County case of COVID-19, according to the Sun Gazette.  Union, Northumberland and Potter Counties have reported one case each as well.  As of Friday, the PA Department of Health Secretary , Dr. Rachel Levine, says there are 531 new positive cases of COVID-19…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 27, 2020

VIRUS NUMBERS NOT LOOKING GOOD FOR YOUNGER ADULTS The COVID 19 numbers are rising in Pennsylvania…PA Dept. of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine says the percentage of adults 50 and over testing positive for the virus is at 46% , however younger adults are not escaping the threat, with positive cases in the state for…more »

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