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Less than 90 COVID cases, no deaths in April

April was a quiet month for Warren County in terms of COVID-19.

There was a total of 86 new cases and no new deaths during the month, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

May started off with no new cases reported on Monday, leaving the county total to date at 7,408 cases and 210 deaths.

April’s new-case count was the lowest since July 2021, when there were 18 new cases. April was the first month since June 2021 in which there were no county deaths attributed to the pandemic.

Of the cases last month, four were among children under age 5 and eight were among children ages 5 to 18.

Less than 200 county residents received second or full doses of the COVID vaccine in April. The total of 18,136 reflects about 46 percent of the total population of the county, or just short of 50 percent of the population ages 5 and up.

As of Monday, 9,025 residents had received booster doses and 621 had received second boosters, according to the department.

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