UPDATE: Gov. Tom Wolfe Orders Containment Effort in Montgomery County

As the coronavirus concerns continue, locally, Gov. Tom Wolfe is urging that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is shutting down schools and entertainment venues in Montgomery County for 14 days in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Montgomery County has been hit with the most cases, according to 6 ABC.During a news conference, the governor ordered the closure of all schools, community centers, gyms, and entertainment venues. That includes theaters, sporting events and concerts.Schools of all types are included, including public schools, pre-k, higher education and private schools. He ordered there be no mass gatherings including conferences and rallies. If there are state employees who travel in and out of Montgomery County for work and home, they are asked to work remotely. As far as SEPTA, Wolfe said his office is working to evaluate the impact on mass transit.

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Gov. Tom Wolfe (GEtty)

Gov. Tom Wolfe (GEtty)

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