Lancaster Mayor Danene Sorace discusses the city's coronavirus response during a "Live at Five" Facebook chat on Monday, April 20, 2020.
Lancaster Mayor Danene Sorace discusses the city's coronavirus response during a "Live at Five" Facebook chat on Monday, April 20, 2020.

Covid-19 headlines for Wednesday, April 22, 2020:

County balks at state NDA: Lancaster County commissioners say the nondisclosure agreement state officials want them to sign in order to receive detailed Covid-19 data contains unacceptable provisions, including steep fines for violations. (Source: LNP)

City furloughs 69 workers: The furloughs affect 38 full-time and 31 part-time employees and will save the city $75,000 per week. (Source: WGAL)

Pa. Covid-19 data now to include 'probable' cases: The state's totals will now include people with Covid-19 systems and documented links to confirmed cases, whether or not they were tested, Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine said. (Source: WGAL)

National roundup: The U.S. Senate has passed a coronavirus relief bill with $310 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program. It now goes to the U.S. House. (Source: ABC News) Autopsies indicate Covid-19 was present in the U.S. weeks earlier than previously thought. (Source: Washington Post) A USA Today investigation suggests meatpackers are putting their workers at high risk for Covid-19 infection. (Source: USA Today)  

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