Covid-19 headlines for Tuesday, April 14, 2020:
• Infections slowing?: The number of new Covid-19 cases per day in Lancaster County is decreasing. But officials say they will need to see more data over the next couple of weeks to know ofr sure if the virus is being contained. (Source: LNP)
• Enhanced unemployment benefits: Pennsylvania is implementing unemployment measures authorized by the federal CARES Act. Claimants laid off due to Covid-19 will receive an additional $600 a week, and self-employed and gig workers are eligible for benefits. (Source: Commonwealth of PA)
• National/world roundup: In his Monday coronavirus briefing, President Trump berated critics, asserted (falsely) that his authority is "total" over reopening states and claimed (falsely) "everything we did was right" in fighting the pandemic. The International Monetary Fund says the world is on track for the worst recession since the Great Depression. Six northeastern states, including Pennsylvania, announced a task force to study how to reopen the economy.
- By the numbers: Lancaster County’s Covid-19 surge may be ebbing - October 22, 2021
- Panelists in workforce forum advocate rethinking staff recruitment, retention strategies - October 22, 2021
- Analysis: With retirements shrinking the workforce, skill training becomes key - October 22, 2021