COVID: 35 new cases reported in county

There were 35 new cases of COVID-19 in Warren County according to the Tuesday statistics from the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

There have been 3,615 total cases in the county, and 245 so far in October.

According to the department, there were 30 cases among school-age children (5 through 18) in the week from Sept. 29 through Oct. 5. and 153 since Aug. 16.

The number of county deaths attributed to the virus did not change, remaining at 117.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, all of Pennsylvania is an area of high community transmission.

There were 856 tests administered in the county in the seven days leading up to Oct. 6, with a positivity rate of 20 percent.

According to the CDC, there have been about 44 million cases of COVID-19 in the United States, with about 700,000 people reported as dying COVID-related deaths.

There had been 1.2 million cases and just over 30,000 reported deaths in Pennsylvania as of Tuesday.

The number of partially-vaccinated county residents dropped in the latest statistics as more people received second doses than first doses. There were 15,364 residents who had been fully vaccinated as of Tuesday — an increase of 72 over Monday’s report. The number of partially-vaccinated residents dropped from 2,412 on Monday to 2,375 (a change of 37). So far, 285 residents have received booster doses.



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