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Pennsylvania coronavirus updates March 25

Pennsylvania has more than 1,100 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus. Keep checking back for the latest COVID-19 updates throughout the day.

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Below is what PAT officials said:

"The Downtown Service Center will operate from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Pennsylvania News weekdays. Window transactions at the Service Center will be limited to the replacement of ConnectCards. Fees for such transactions will be waived.

Customers who need to purchase fare products are asked to use the ConnectCard web portal or a ConnectCard machine to limit person-to-person interactions.

Also due to current events, Port Authority is temporarily suspending the issuance of Senior ConnectCards. The Senior ConnectCard program will resume once the COVID-19 situation has ended."

UPDATE 8:20 p.m.: Western Pa. Diaper Bank is supporting workers impacted by the economic fallout from COVID-19. It distributed 24,000 diapers to low and moderate-income families last week.

Also, the organization is hosting a series of emergency virtual donation drives on a GoFundMe page. Find out more here.

UPDATE 7:15 p.m.: Mayor Bill Peduto released himself from self-quarantine Press Release Distribution Services In Pennsylvania Wednesday after attending a conference in Washington, D.C. where two people tested positive for COVID-19.

Peduto said he’s proud of the response from Pittsburghers and offered a message.

“Thank you for understanding the science and understanding that we are in a pandemic,” said Peduto.

As the cases rise, the mayor said the city has now reserved several hundred hotel rooms to quarantine city employees like first responders who may have come into contact with the virus.

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