COVID-19 updates, plus guidance for sports programs, helpful programs

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12 a.m. June 11, that there are 467 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 77,313. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19.

There are 6,113 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 51 new deaths. County-specific information and a statewide map are available here.

 

COVID-19 testing in nursing homes

This week, the Wolf administration issued a universal testing order for nursing homes, requiring that all nursing homes complete baseline testing by July 24.
 
The goal is to quickly identify asymptomatic positive residents, manage their care, and prevent further spread.
Updated guidance was also issued for long-term care facilities.
 

Restrictions remain in place in nursing homes in yellow and green phase counties and most likely will be the last restrictions lifted to keep those vulnerable residents safe.

New funding to help small businesses impacted by COVID-19