Health Department: Ruling doesn’t end restaurant, bar and other business restrictions due to Covid-19

Health Department: Ruling doesn’t end restaurant, bar and other business restrictions due to Covid-19
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PITTSBURGH — Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine issued a statement saying that the ruling by a federal judge doesn’t change the business-related Covid-19 restrictions that are in place.

The statewide mask and telework orders, as well as issuances for the safety of workers, buildings and hospitals are still in effect. Federal Judge William S. Stickman IV’s ruling Monday in U.S. District Court was over a case brought against Levine and Gov. Tom Wolf by two Butler County commissioners plus politicians and business owners on the now-lapsed stay-home and business-closure orders of the spring in response to the early days of the pandemic, as well as the current indoor/outdoor gathering limits.

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