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News: Friday, April 3


Covid-19 headlines for Friday, April 3, 2020:

Peak still weeks away?: The coronavirus pandemic may not peak in Lancaster County until mid-May to mid-June, according to Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health officials. (Source: LNP)

We are social distancing: IT company Unacast gives Lancaster County an "A-minus" for social distancing, based on cell tower data. Pennsylvania received a B-minus. (Source: LNP)

Mask alert: Gov. Tom Wolf urged all Pennsylvanians to wear masks whenever they are out in public. The state's mask recommendations are posted here. (Source: WGAL)

National roundup: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has changed its guidance, and now recommends all Americans wear cloth masks when out in public. (Source: Reuters) On Thursday, Capt. Brett Crozier was relieved of his command of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt. Navy Secretary Thomas Modly said Crozier showed "poor judgment" in sending an email pleading for urgent action to deal with a coronavirus outbreak on the vessel. (Source: CNN)