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20 new cases of COVID-19 are reported

There were 20 new cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths announced in Warren County on Tuesday.

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, there have been 2,186 cases in the county. That includes 1,768 confirmed cases and 418 probables. The number of new confirmed cases compared to Monday is only two. Of the new cases, 18 are probables.

The highest single day totals of new cases in February were 15 on Feb. 7, 11 on Feb 10, and 10 on Feb. 21. There were 38 new cases reported on January 30.

That number was much higher than any total for weeks before. The highest daily totals in the county were in mid-December, when there were three days in a span of six of over 70 new cases each.

The COVID death toll remains at 98 county residents.

There were two COVID-positive patients at Warren General Hospital, according to Tuesday’s data. Neither was on a ventilator nor in intensive care. The report on the situation at the hospital reached a maximum of 33 COVID patients on Jan. 8.

In December, there were times when there were as many as six patients on ventilators and six in intensive care. According to the department, 2,378 county residents have received both doses of the available vaccine and are fully vaccinated.

Another 2,375 have received the first dose and are partially covered.

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