>>Wednesday Considered Among Deadliest COVID-19 Days So Far In PA
(Harrisburg, PA) -- Wednesday is being called one of the deadliest days for COVID-19 in Pennsylvania so far. State health officials reported 349 coronavirus related deaths, bringing the statewide total to 18,429 since the start of the pandemic. It’s believed the next several days will be part of a post-Christmas and New Year’s celebration surge.
>>COVID-19 Cases Continue To Rise Throughout Pennsylvania
(Lehigh, PA) -- COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise throughout Pennsylvania. Health officials say yesterday, the state total saw an increase of nearly eight-thousand new cases, pushing it over 741-thousand. About 349 new deaths related to the virus were added to the death toll, which is at 18-thousand-429. Lehigh Valley added 618 new cases to its regional total, bumping it over 44-thousand.