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Update on COVID-19 in Pennsylvania for Wednesday, March 25

More cases and more deaths from the coronavirus were announced.

PENNSYLVANIA, USA — The Pennsylvania Department of Health now lists 1,127 people with the coronavirus infection in the state, as of noon on Wednesday, March 25.

There were 276 new cases reported and the number of deaths listed is now 11.

Governor Tom Wolf has expanded the stay-at-home order to include Lehigh and Northampton Counties.

Specific information and a statewide map are available here.

Gov. Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine will hold a news conference at 3 p.m. Watch live on WNEP and wnep.com

Gov. Wolf has suspended certain state regulations in order to let retired health care professionals help out hospitals and other facilities during the coronavirus pandemic.

The measure, requested by the state Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs, allows those in good standing with retired or inactive licenses to reactivate their status for the duration of the coronavirus emergency.

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