Lycoming County maintains its position among 89.47% of all US states currently experiencing high levels of COVID-19 jobs and community infections. This happens in reports that cases in the United States associated with an increase in delta variants last summer are beginning to decline.
“For the first time in a month, the percentage of U.S. counties reporting high community transmission levels for COVID-19 has dropped below 90%,” Barbara Hemmendinger, a retired family medicine jobs educator and member of the Lycoming County Health Improvement Coalition, stated in a written report.
Hemendinger also argued that while the number of states reporting high levels of community infections began to decline, illness deaths remained high. “Deaths from that disease, however, still average more than 2,000 daily, and America earlier today reached the sad total of 700,000 COVID deaths.”
The vaccination rate in Ryomin County is currently 63.2% of the inhabitants over the age of 18 and has been vaccinated at least once, and more than 50% of all inhabitants of the county (52.5% in total) have started the vaccination process. I am. At the state level, the CDC is currently ranked fifth in the United States in terms of dosage in Pennsylvania, with 69.1% of all Pennsylvania 18+ years fully vaccinated against COVID-19. It states that it has been inoculated. The total number of vaccines given on October 4th was 1,280,000. Please note that Philadelphia is not included throughout the state.
Despite these total, the total number of infections per 100,000 population over the last seven days (399.83) and Lycoming County’s positive rate (13.32%) are higher than those in both Pennsylvania and the United States. COVID-19, moving average 14 days. The proportion of inpatients continues to grow. It is reported that 672 patients are in the intensive care unit.
The Pennsylvania Public Health also reports that between October 1st and 3rd, 94 new deaths were due to the state’s COVID, bringing the national COVID death toll to 29,531.
“Across the UPMC system in the U.S., we are treating 576 inpatients who are positive for COVID-19,” said Tyler Wagner, senior manager of UPMC public relations in the North Central Pa. region. “Fifty-six are here in north-central Pennsylvania hospitals including UPMC Cole, UPMC Muncy, UPMC Lock Haven, UPMC Wellsboro and UPMC Williamsport. Because of our extensive planning and preparation, UPMC facilities are safe, and staff are well-equipped and know how to care for patients with COVID-19 properly.”
Source: Williamsport Sun-Gazette