The data reflected in these updates include information reported to the department in the past 24 hours since March 14 when the first case was reported in the county. For information relative to number of cases by date the test was taken and deaths by date of death, visit the county’s dashboard at http://alleghenycounty.us/coronavirus. It is updated each day by noon.
COVID Cases – 1,455 (+16)
This number includes 1,390 confirmed cases and 16 probable cases.
Warminster Police understands during these unprecedent times, when the police departments needed to restrict their lobby and closer the drug take back boxes, residents may have accumulated unused prescribed narcotics, that if not properly disposed of, may find their way into unwanted hands. To help Warminster residents, Warminster Police will be conducting a one-day drug take back, on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 from 09:00 am to 3:00 pm at Warminster Police Headquarters, located at 401 Gibson Ave, Warminster.
The Lower Swatara Township Police has recently observed a rise in email scams. These scammers take advantage of victims by using the “fear for pay” tactic, also known as extortion. An email is usually sent to the victim containing a previously used password and a threat to “leak” embarrassing information about the victim in exchange for a payment. Usually, this payment is in the form of Bitcoin. Please see the following Flyer by the Philadelphia United States Secret Service Task Force for tips to combat this type of attack:
BERGNER STREET will be closed today and tomorrow for milling and paving. This will be from 7am to 3pm between the intersections of North Front Street and North Second Street. Please avoid the area if at all possible, Thank You! (previously reported as Montrose Street, in error)