The Hurtigruten cruise line's Roald Amundsen. (Source: Hurtigruten)
The Hurtigruten cruise line's Roald Amundsen. (Source: Hurtigruten)

Headlines for Monday, August 3, 2020:

Nursing homes bear pandemic's brunt: Four nursing homes in Lancaster County lost 22% to 27% of patients to Covid-19. Nursing homes account for 83% of county fatalities. (Source: LNP)

Decisions on in-person schooling affect child care choices: Child care centers are fielding more calls from parents weighing their options.  (Source: ABC 27)

Can Pa. colleges survive Covid-19?: Their revenue losses are in the hundreds of millions of dollars.  (Source: PennLive)

Lancaster's downtown renaissance at risk: The drop in visitation due to Covid-19 puts restaurants, retailers and hospitality venues at risk. (Source: LNP)

National roundup: Covid-19 hits cruise ships. (AP/The Orlando Sentinel) Microsoft in talks to buy TikTok (Source: Reuters) Isaias strengthening, moving up coast. (Source: ABC News) Negotiations continue on Covid-19 relief bill. (Source: AP)

Tim Stuhldreher