Pittsburgh businesses receive more COVID-19 mitigation warning notices from state police than any other region in Pa.

Pittsburgh businesses receive more COVID-19 mitigation warning notices from state police than any other region in Pa.
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PITTSBURGH — Pennsylvania State Police issued more Covid-19 warnings to Pittsburgh businesses between Feb. 19 and Feb. 21 than any other enforcement area, according to a new report from officers with the state’s liquor control enforcement group. The warning notices, as well as violation notices, are part of a statewide effort to ensure businesses are enforcing social distancing, face mask coverings and other health and safety requirements of the liquor code during the pandemic.

According to its latest report, state police officers issued six warning notices and three violation notices relating to Covid-19 mitigation efforts throughout the Pittsburgh metro. Punxsutawney led the commonwealth as the region with the most amount of violation notices for Covid-19 mitigation efforts, recording a total of seven during the inspection period.

Over the same time period, state police issued a total of 28 violation notices and 18 warning notices to businesses throughout the commonwealth and completed 480 licensee checks during the three-day span.

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