City of Philadelphia Press Briefing – June 4, 2020

From The City of Philadelphia, live video here: PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Department of Public Health today announced 121 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Philadelphia. That brings the number of confirmed cases to 23,281. The Department of Public Health noted continued progress in congregate settings, including nursing homes and the Department ofContinue reading “City of Philadelphia Press Briefing – June 4, 2020”

City of Philadelphia Press Briefing – May 27, 2020

From The City of Philadelphia, live video here: PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Department of Public Health today announced 237 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Philadelphia. That brings the number of confirmed cases to 21,975. The Department of Public Health noted continued progress in congregate settings, including nursing homes and the Department of Prisons.Continue reading “City of Philadelphia Press Briefing – May 27, 2020”

City of Philadelphia Press Briefing – May 22, 2020

From the City of Philadelphia – live video here: PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Department of Public Health today announced 309 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Philadelphia. That brings the number of confirmed cases to 21,009. The Department of Public Health noted continued progress in congregate settings, including nursing homes and the DepartmentContinue reading “City of Philadelphia Press Briefing – May 22, 2020”

City of Philadelphia Press Briefing – May 21, 2020

  From the City of Philadelphia: PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Department of Public Health today announced 341 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Philadelphia. That brings the number of confirmed cases to 20,700. The Department of Public Health noted continued progress in congregate settings, including nursing homes and the Department of Prisons. NoContinue reading “City of Philadelphia Press Briefing – May 21, 2020”

City of Philadelphia Press Briefing – May 20, 2020

From The City of Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Department of Public Health today announced 227 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Philadelphia. That brings the number of confirmed cases to 20,359. The Department of Public Health noted continued progress in congregate settings, including nursing homes and the Department of Prisons. No additionalContinue reading “City of Philadelphia Press Briefing – May 20, 2020”

City of Philadelphia Press Briefing April 29, 2020

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Department of Public Health today announced 358 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Philadelphia. That brings the number of confirmed cases to 13,803. The Department of Public Health again noted clusters of positive cases in congregate settings, including nursing homes, behavioral health facilities, and the Department of Prisons. FiveContinue reading “City of Philadelphia Press Briefing April 29, 2020”

Kenney Sends Letter to Congress Outlining Relief Requests

In a letter sent to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Apr. 10, 2020, Mayor Jim Kenney asked Congress to take swift and decisive action on the fourth phase of the federal COVID-19 response. “One-quarter of Philadelphia residents have income below the federal poverty line – the highest rate of any major city in the nation,” The letter said. “AsContinue reading “Kenney Sends Letter to Congress Outlining Relief Requests”

City Provides Update on COVID-19 for April 14, 2020

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Department of Public Health today announced 317 additional presumptive confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Philadelphia. That brings the number of confirmed cases to 7,130. Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley cautions that not all laboratories reported totals today, so the daily count may be falsely low. The Department of Public HealthContinue reading “City Provides Update on COVID-19 for April 14, 2020”

City Provides Covid-19 Updates for 4/13/20

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Department of Public Health today announced 427 additional presumptive confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Philadelphia. That brings the number of confirmed cases to 6,813. While the daily count has remained low over the past few days, some labs do not report results over the weekend, and the City hasContinue reading “City Provides Covid-19 Updates for 4/13/20”

Mayor Kenney’s Open Letter to Philadelphians

The greatest single contribution you can make is simply to do the basics: stay at home, wear a face covering if you must go outside, and wash your hands frequently. Fellow Philadelphians: Every year since 2016 I’ve been thrilled to take part in Philly Free Streets as thousands of residents from every neighborhood came outContinue reading “Mayor Kenney’s Open Letter to Philadelphians”