The chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has stayed a ruling from last month that struck down as unconstitutional several measures Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf imposed earlier this year to help combat the spread of COVID-19.

Judge D. Brooks Smith issued a two-page order Thursday granting a request by the governor to stay the case, captioned County of Butler v. Wolf, which is currently on appeal to the federal appeals court. Smith did not outline his reasoning for the decision in his order.

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