📈The coronavirus has swept across the Philadelphia region and cases continue to mount. The Inquirer and Spotlight PA are compiling geographic data on tests conducted, cases confirmed, and deaths caused by the virus. Track the spread here.
Starting tomorrow, for the first time in about 10 weeks Philly’s retailers and day cares will be allowed to reopen as the city moves to the “yellow” reopening phase. Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware and Chester counties will also all move to yellow on Friday. If you’re curious what else the “yellow” phase means for this region, read more here.
“Black people: We have to take responsibility for our mental health and put our feelings first in these trying times,” writes my colleague Elizabeth Wellington. She shares ways to practice self-care and explains how allies can support in the struggle. Read her great tips here.
💻 What to watch this weekend, starting with The Roots’ powerful ‘It Ain’t Fair’ on YouTube
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