Philadelphia, PA - Dr. Tom Farley announced New restrictions for The City of Philadelphia, called “Safer at Home” COVID-19 Restrictions. The “Safer at Home” restrictions will begin on Friday, November 20, and will remain in place through January 1, 2021.
Philadelphia Announced New Covid-19 Restrictions
Dr. Farly highlighted the continued rise in COVID-19 cases in Philadelphia and announced changes to restrictions on businesses, events and gatherings, and other activities.
See Full Press Release and List of Impacted activities and business: SAFER AT HOME Press Release
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health today announced 2,564 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Philadelphia. That brings the number of confirmed cases to 54,607. Also, the Department of Public Health announced 15 new probable cases from rapid antigen tests. Today’s case count represents totals for three days since new cases were last reported on Friday, November 13.
The Department of Public Health confirmed eight additional fatalities in Philadelphia. This brings the number of residents who have succumbed to the virus in Philadelphia to 1,917. Of the 1,917 total deaths, 920 (48%) were long-term care facility residents