PENNSYLVANIA (WLVT) – State Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine announced new restrictions Tuesday for Pennsylvanians in fighting the spread of the coronavirus.
The 5,900 new cases posted Tuesday — the most in a single day so far — are an example of the numbers trending upward, officials said.
Levine said reputable models show Pennsylvania will run out of intensive-care beds in December.
The new orders are designed to interrupt the trend.
New rules include more stringent mask regulations when indoors, as well as travel restrictions.
Levine says starting Friday, Pennsylvania is requiring “anyone who visits Pennsylvania from another state to get tested within 72 hours of entering (Pennsylvania). They need a negative test within 72 hours of entering the state.
“If you do not have your test results when coming to Pennsylvania then you need to quarantine until you get a negative test…