Gov. Tom Wolf says Pennsylvania will reopen its economy region by region. (Source: Pa. Dept. of Health)
Gov. Tom Wolf says Pennsylvania will reopen its economy region by region. (Source: Pa. Dept. of Health)

Covid-19 headlines for Monday, April 27, 2020:

County officials want input: As it pursues its strategy to reopen Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Wolf's administration needs to be more transparent with local officials and give them a chance to weigh in, Lancaster County Commissioner Ray D'Agostino said. The commissioners also question the state's decision to group Lancaster County with Philadelphia and its suburbs rather than with the Harrisburg-York region. (Source: CBS21)

Reopening strategy unveiled: The Lancaster Chamber and Lancaster County Economic Development Co. have developed a draft plan (PDF) to get the local economy up and running again when the state reopens. (Source: LNP)

Turnpike in trouble?: Pennsylvania Turnpike toll revenue has dropped 50%, which could delay payments that support mass transportation systems. (Source: PennLive)

Survivor's story: Rabbi Elazar Green of Rohr Chabad Jewish Center in Lancaster describes his brush with death after contracting coronavirus. (Source: LNP)

National roundup: Social distancing will need to continue through the summer, says White House Covid-19 task force leader Dr. Deborah Birx. (Source: MSN | Newsweek) Experts say the replenished Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses and nonprofits will likely be depleted quickly again. (Source: Washington Post) Tyson Foods, which has come under fire for its response to Covid-19, says the nation's food supply chain is "breaking" due to processing plants shutting down. (Source: CNN)  

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