TL;DR: With the number of new daily coronavirus cases in Pennsylvania double what they were last month, worries about the upcoming school year have intensified. My colleague Kasra Zarei spoke with parents and health experts about the pros and cons of reopening schools on kids’ mental health. A new study published Tuesday suggests that the actual number of infections in this region was about seven times higher than the official number of confirmed cases as of April 25. But the study, which analyzed blood samples for antibodies, is extremely limited, my colleague Tom Avril reports.
🔴 Wolf cited his emergency powers to withhold millions from a Pennsylvania county. Now they’re suing.
🏥 A Pennsylvania nursing home for veterans failed residents during the COVID-19 outbreak, according to state and federal health inspectors.
📹 Video: Inquirer columnist Trudy Rubin talks about coronavirus lessons the White House should have learned from abroad.
📈The coronavirus has swept across the Philadelphia region and cases continue to mount. The Inquirer and Spotlight PA are compiling geographic data on tests conducted, cases confirmed, and deaths caused by the virus. Track the spread here.
💬 San Diego Comic-Con is online-only this year, but it’s free. Here’s what’s there, what’s not — and what Philly regulars will miss.
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