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Gov. Wolf adds eight counties to Yellow and 17 to Green on May 29, remainder to Yellow on June 5

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Furthering his plan for reopening Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Wolf on Friday announced eight additional counties will move to Yellow and 17 to Green. All remaining counties in red are expected to move to yellow by June 5. Counties that remain in Red and are expected to move to Yellow by June 5 include Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lehigh, Northampton, Montgomery, and Philadelphia.

The counties moved to Yellow included Dauphin, Franklin, Huntingdon, Lebanon, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, and Schuylkill. The 17 counties moved to Green include Bradford, Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Montour, Potter, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga, Venango and Warren.

“We know not only that we succeeded in slowing case growth, but that our actions, our collective decisions to stay at home and avoid social contact – we know that saved lives,” Gov. Wolf said. “My stay-at-home order did exactly what it was intended to do: It saved lives and it bought us valuable time.”

Gov. Wolf referred to a study by Drexel University that indicates that in Philadelphia alone, 60 days of staying at home resulted in more than 7,000 lives saved and prevented more than 68,000 people from needing hospitalization.


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