Gov. Wolf Says Tough COVID-19 Mitigation Decisions Are Working To Protect Pennsylvanians

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Governor Tom Wolf says the state's COVID-19 mitigation efforts are working.

“The decreased case counts across the state, and in many counties this week, indicate that the tough decisions we have had to make are protecting Pennsylvanians,” Gov. Wolf said. “Our percent positivity decreased for the second week in a row, which continues to reflect the willingness of Pennsylvanians to take steps to protect themselves and their neighbors. We must continue to wear masks, practice social distancing and avoid large gathering to keep our numbers low, which will stop the spread and allow more freedom.”

As of Thursday, new COVID-19 cases in the state have decreased by more than 1,200 when compared to the previous 7 day period. This dropped the statewide postive percentage to 4.1 percent.

On Friday, the Department of Health added Nebraska, North Dakota and Wisconsin to its list of states, that upon returning from visiting, you're asked to quarantine yourself for two weeks.

The full list incudes:

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