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CORONAVIRUS 2020: Here is a running list of all Press & Journal stories from the beginning of the pandemic

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MAY 28

 

• Hershey Medical Center's coronavirus patient total down a bit again after reaching high Tuesday

 

• DHS secretary says there's 'no shame' in reaching out for help, outlines public assistance programs in Pa.

 

• DCNR opening state park swimming beaches, pools; facilities opening in 18 locations this week

 

• Breakdown for Thursday, May 28: 12 deaths in southcentral region, but southeast leads the way

 

• Pennsylvania coronavirus cases top 70,000; Dauphin County reports 5 more deaths, Lancaster County 4

 

• Middletown looks at loosening outdoor rules for restaurants, bars to ease coronavirus transition

 

• Senior class unlike any other: Soon-to-be MAHS grads share thoughts on revised commencement, what they’ll remember

 

• With revenue off because of coronavirus pandemic, MASD might increase taxes to balance budget

 

• Trial of coronavirus drug remdesivir at Hershey Medical Center promising, more testing will be done

 

• Dauphin County state representative had coronavirus, kept case private during isolation

 

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MAY 27

 

• Gov. Wolf outlines what restaurants will look like in green phase and in yellow, where Dauphin will be

 

• Professional sports teams in Pennsylvania are allowed to practice or play with fans, Gov. Wolf says

 

• Frey Village disputes state data of coronavirus case in employee, says no workers or residents tested positive

 

• Number of Hershey Medical Center COVID-19 cases down after reaching new high on Tuesday

 

• Breakdown for Wednesday, May 27: More than 5,100 negative coronavirus tests in southeast Pennsylvania

 

• Coronavirus deaths in Dauphin County nursing homes up 50 percent; Frey Village reports 1st case

 

• Pa.'s death total from the coronavirus up by more than 100 in Wednesday numbers; Dauphin total up

 

• Bill that would freeze pay for Legislature, governor, others due to pandemic passes House unanimously

 

• Dauphin County, all its municipalities waive real estate tax penalties for remainder of 2020

 

• State releases guidelines for child care providers, long-term care facilities in yellow phase counties

 

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MAY 26

 

• Hershey Medical Center's number of coronavirus patients reaches new high

 

• Breakdown for Tuesday, May 26: No coronavirus deaths reported in 4 of 6 Pennsylvania regions

 

• Another good day in Pa. coronavirus fight: Total new cases are fewest in two months

 

• Middletown's National Night Out moved because of coronavirus pandemic, with fall date now planned

 

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MAY 25

 

• Breakdown for Monday, May 25: On a day of small increases in Pa., even southeast numbers are low

 

• Pa. reports fewest new coronavirus cases in two months, with only 24 in Dauphin, 3 in Lebanon

 

• Borough moratorium on shutting off electric service for non-payment during pandemic extended

 

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MAY 24

 

• Breakdown for Sunday, May 24: Lebanon County coronavirus death increase one of Pa.'s largest today

 

• Pennsylvania reports 60 percent of coronavirus cases have recovered; 28 new deaths reported

 

• Which Pa. counties have most coronavirus deaths per 100,000 residents? Where does Dauphin rank?

 

• 800 and counting ... Middletown students making masks with mom for coronavirus efforts

 

• Department of Health outlines nursing home inspections done during coronavirus pandemic

 

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MAY 23

 

• Breakdown for Saturday, May 23: Only one Pa. region reports more than 80 new coronavirus cases

 

• Dauphin County sees coronavirus deaths up by 5 for second straight day; Pa.'s total tops 5,000

 

• Pa. doles out 3rd round of remdesivir, which might help coronavirus recovery; these hospitals received it

 

• Looking back: More photos from last week's classic car and hot rod parade through Lower Swatara

 

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MAY 22

 

• Dauphin County commissioners say they want to build up economy as yellow phase nears

 

• Dauphin County moving into yellow phase, entire state expected there by June 5; some going green

 

• Pa. issues guidance on summer camps, team sports, pools, playgrounds, camping, other activities

 

• Hershey Medical Center reports its 5th coronavirus death as its number of patients increases again

 

• Council member will not attend in-person meeting June 3; president says vote had 'lack of transparency'

 

• Breakdown for Friday, May 22: More than 40,000 negative tests in southcentral so far

 

• 5 more coronavirus deaths reported in Dauphin County; more in Lancaster County reported as well

 

• Gov. Wolf responds to Mayor Curry's decision on police enforcement of business closures: 'Maybe there’s a political benefit'

 

• Pennsylvania state prisons will begin to reopen May 26 using five-level system

 

• Middletown Borough Council votes to return to meeting in person, with 'normalcy' in mind

 

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MAY 21

 

• Little change in COVID-19 cases for Middletown area in last week, but E-town region sees steady rise

 

• Gov. Wolf: More counties will be moved into yellow phase Friday, and some may even go into green

 

• Cocktails-to-go approved in Pennsylvania, but law expires when coronavirus declaration ends

 

• Hershey Medical Center's number of coronavirus patients up again, getting near its highest total

 

• Breakdown for Thursday, May 21: More than 75 percent of new coronavirus deaths in southeast

 

• New coronavirus cases in Pa. less than 1,000 for 11th straight day; another Dauphin death reported

 

• PennDOT opening driver's license and photo services in nearby yellow phase counties, but expect delays

 

• Mayor Curry: Middletown police can't enforce Gov. Wolf's business closure order without my approval

 

• Pennsylvania grants another extension for license-to-carry-firearms permits

 

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MAY 20

 

• Breakdown for Wednesday, May 20: Five regions in Pa. see coronavirus cases increase by 101 or less

 

• Lancaster, Dauphin, Cumberland and York counties report increases in coronavirus deaths

 

• Issue with statewide data system means today's update of Pa. coronavirus numbers unlikely

 

• Struggle ongoing for area businesses in pandemic: ‘I am about to lose everything I worked for’

 

• Middletown Home, Frey Village await guidance on coronavirus testing for residents and employees

 

• Child care providers across Pennsylvania getting $51 million from CARES Act

 

• Number of coronavirus patients at Hershey Medical Center steady; St. Joseph reports death

 

• Mr. Middletown is back on, with virtual show; MAHS pageant is fundraiser to fight childhood cancer

 

• Outside museum display honors Class of 2020 at Middletown Area High School

 

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MAY 19

 

• At Hershey Medical Center, 3 more coronavirus patients reported Tuesday as total creeps back up

 

• Breakdown for Tuesday, May 19: Six total coronavirus deaths in southcentral region

 

• Pennsylvania coronavirus cases increase by lowest day-over-day percentage since pandemic started

 

• Real estate industry can start limited businesses transactions statewide; here are the guidelines

 

• Details about nursing home coronavirus cases, deaths released; here are the 4 in Dauphin County

 

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MAY 18

 

• Breakdown for Monday, May 18: Big changes in county coronavirus deaths with tracking change

 

• County-by-county death totals from coronavirus in Pa. now a bit different; Levine explains why

 

• Opening day statewide for all-terrain vehicle trails in Pa. state forests is Tuesday, ahead of schedule

 

• Classic car parade rolls through Lower Swatara with more than 70 vehicles as relief from coronavirus

 

• Coronavirus deaths in Dauphin, Lancaster counties up by big amounts; explanation expected from Levine

 

• Coronavirus patient total at Hershey Medical Center rises over weekend; 2 more die at its sister hospital

 

• Living Hope Church to give away food for third time, up to 400 boxes; here's how to sign up

 

• Uninsured patients can get COVID-19 testing and treatment paid for through federal stimulus funding

 

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MAY 17

 

• Your unemployment compensation benefits run out? Pa. has new program that will extend them

 

• Breakdown for Sunday, May 17: Few increases statewide in any region as Pennsylvania numbers low

 

• Numbers show a great day for coronavirus fight in Pa.: very low percentage increases in cases, deaths

 

• Reducing food waste saves money, helps supply chain, says ag department; here are tips to make it easier

 

• Monday is last day to register to vote in June 2 primary; deadline to get mail-in ballot approaches

 

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MAY 16

 

• Breakdown for Saturday, May 16: No additional coronavirus deaths in southcentral, 2 other areas

 

• Revised coronavirus death totals decrease Dauphin County's by 2; most have been in nursing homes

 

• Second shipment of remdesivir sent to Pennsylvania hospitals to treat coronavirus patients

 

• Expansion of 'Buy America' rules would slow down coronavirus vaccine: Charles Boustany Jr.

 

• Inspired by Mr. Rogers, 1-4-3 Day of kindness has special meaning during COVID-19 pandemic in Pa.

 

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