As of May 29, eight Pennsylvania counties (light yellow) will join other yellow-phase counties (dark yellow) and 17 counties will turn green. The red counties are to enter the yellow phase June 5.
As of May 29, eight Pennsylvania counties (light yellow) will join other yellow-phase counties (dark yellow) and 17 counties will turn green. The red counties are to enter the yellow phase June 5.

Covid-19 headlines for Friday, May 29, 2020:

More counties around Lancaster turn yellow: The designation allows limited in-person retail and other activities. Lancaster is scheduled to enter the yellow phase June 5. (Source: LNP)

Elizabethtown Fair canceled: Pandemic restrictions make the event impossible, organizers said. (Source: LNP)

Day care centers struggle: Social distancing limits capacity, while cleaning is exhaustive and exhausting. Children can't share toys any more, and the littler ones don't understand masks. (Source: LNP)

A week from reopening, Lancaster County's Covid-19 stats ... aren't great: It's nowhere near Gov. Wolf's original target metric, and its case counts are up. That's partly because it's testing more, but so are counties where case counts are decreasing. (Source: LNP)

National roundup:  Home-based mask-wearing and disinfection can protect families from Covid-19. (Source: CNN) U.S. consumer spending dropped 13.6% in April due to coronavirus. (Source: UPI) Protests of George Floyd's killing by police turn chaotic. (Source: AP) The Boston Marathon will be virtual. (Source: USA Today)

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