PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The 1300 block of Walnut Street in Center City will close to cars beginning on Monday morning. The Holiday Inn Express, located at 1305 Walnut St., is turning into a quarantine site.
The city says the street closure is necessary to safely transport and register people who have COVID-19 or those who are awaiting results.READ MORE: Family Members Say 28-Year-Old Leslie Lizet Basilio Was Delaware Metro PCS Manager Killed In Attempted Robbery Balloon Release Held To Remember 16-Year-Old High School Basketball Player Gunned Down In Southwest Philadelphia
The hotel can hold about 150 people.MORE NEWS: Tyrese Maxey Leads 76ers Past Magic 128-117 In Meaningless Finale
Health officials announced an additional 578 COVID-19 cases in Philadephia on Saturday, bringing the city’s total to 3,008.