Pennsylvania- Proclamation of Disaster Emergency Amendment
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
PROCLAMATION OF DISASTER EMERGENCY
June 3, 2020
WHEREAS, on March 6, 2020, I declared a disaster emergency due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic that is devastating the country, including the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and its citizens;
WHEREAS, my Proclamation of Disaster Emergency of March 6, 2020, will automatically expire on June 4, 2020, unless renewed by Amendment;
WHEREAS, as of June 3, 2020, 72,894 persons have tested positive or meet the requirements to be considered as presumed probable cases for COVID-19 in the Commonwealth in all 67 counties, and 5,667 persons are reported to have died from the virus; and
WHEREAS, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be of such magnitude or severity that emergency action is necessary to protect the health, safety and welfare of affected citizens in Pennsylvania.
NOW THEREFORE, pursuant to the provisions of section 7301(c) of the Emergency Management Services Code, 35 Pa. C.S. §730l(c), I do hereby order and direct as follows:
- The Proclamation of Disaster Emergency of March 6, 2020, is renewed for a period of ninety days, and shall continue to apply to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
- All directives, authorized actions and provisions of the March 6, 2020, Proclamation of Disaster Emergency shall remain in full force and effect until either rescinded by me or terminated by law.
This Proclamation Amendment shall take effect immediately.
GIVEN under my hand and the Seal of the Governor, at the city of Harrisburg, on this third day of June two thousand twenty, the year of the commonwealth the two hundred and forty-fourth.