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26 new COVID cases in Warren County

The number of COVID-19 cases in Warren County continues to rise at an elevated rate.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 26 new cases in the county on Thursday.

That brings the total for the county to 3,081 and 236 for the month. September has seen the third most cases of COVID-19 in the county of any month. There were about 1,200 in December and almost 550 in January. There have been more than 80 cases reported in the past three days, vaulting September into position as the month with the third most cases past November 2020 (196 cases) and April 2021 (223).

There was also another COVID-related death added to the county’s report on Thursday, bringing the death toll to 112. There have been five deaths reported so far in September.

There were 65 COVID deaths in the county in January, 25 in December, and seven in February.

According to the department, Warren County has seen a rate of 7,861.5 cases for every 100,000 population.

The vaccine totals edged up on Thursday. According to the latest available data, 14,828 residents are fully vaccinated and 2,389 have received one dose and are considered partially vaccinated. Those figures represent 33 new doses compared to Wednesday’s data.

There have been five COVID-positive patients reported at Warren General Hospital over the past week.

None of them were reported as being in intensive care nor on ventilators.

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