What you need to know after COVID-19 info leaked

Alonzo Osche

The personal information of more than 72,000 Pennsylvanians was exposed in a data breach last month, and questions and calls for an investigation are mounting.  State Republican lawmakers are leading the calls for an investigation and using the breach as an opportunity to lobby for other agenda items, particularly their desire to […]

The personal information of more than 72,000 Pennsylvanians was exposed in a data breach last month, and questions and calls for an investigation are mounting. 

State Republican lawmakers are leading the calls for an investigation and using the breach as an opportunity to lobby for other agenda items, particularly their desire to repeal some of the governor’s authority.

Democrats have been mostly quiet about the breach. 

Those tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians impacted by the breach have not yet been notified.

The state Department of Health on Monday said notifications will be mailed to all affected individuals later this week. 

Here’s what the USA TODAY Network Pennsylvania Capital Bureau knows about the data breach: 

Who knew about the data breach and when did they know? 

The timeline of events is not completely clear. 

Rep. Jason Ortitay, R-Washington County, said he first heard of a breach and reached out to the governor’s office in early April. He said he was told it was not true. 

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