Coronavirus Restrictions: What you need to know in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware

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article (Photo by Dinendra Haria/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) PHILADELPHIA – Coronavirus cases are rising across the Delaware Valley and across the country. The surge in cases has prompted renewed restrictions in the tri-state area as state and local officials work to keep health care systems from becoming overwhelmed. Governors and mayors around the country have been tightening restrictions in response to the worsening pandemic.Below is a quick look at new restrictions in the tri-state area.  PENNSYLVANIADuring a week where Pennsylvania health officials consistently announce record-breaking case numbers, officials announced they would taking additional steps to address a sharp increase in coronavirus infections and hospitalizations.  Advertisement Those “targeted and strategic actions” go into effect Friday, Nov. 20, and include testing requirements for those traveling or returning to Pennsylvania from another state, as well as stronger mask and face-covering guidelines.On Monday, Philadelphia said it would ban indoor gatherings and indoor dining and shutter casinos, gyms, museums and libraries. Those new restrictions are in place through at least Jan. 1, 2021. Meanwhile, other suburban counties have taken no action or smaller actions, like switching to all-virtual learning in Montgomery County.Unlike Philadelphia, Chester County, despite a recent jump in positive COVID …

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