Senator Pat Toomey laid out a plan Thursday to reopen Pennsylvania, and it takes Governor Wolf's plan a few steps further.

One of the main differences is that Toomey's plan allows hospitals to begin elective surgery.

That could be anything from knee replacements to biopsies, which doctors say can carry risks the longer you wait.

In an interview Friday, Lehigh Valley Health Network said it thinks it can handle the increased volume safely.

"I certainly believe that there were things that were postponed that need to be done and we need to start doing those in the interest of our patients," said Dr. Michael Pasquale with LVHN.

"If hospitals are able to meet those then they should be allowed to open."

In the daily press conference, State Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said they're looking into the proposal. 

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