There were no new deaths from the coronavirus across the region over the weekend as Pennsylvania saw an increase of nine new deaths and 343 additional cases of the virus during that same time period, according to statistics released Sunday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
Pennsylvania is weeks away from reaching herd immunity against COVID-19, the state’s acting physician general said Tuesday.
The state Department of Health reported there were 226 new COVID-19 cases across Pennsylvania over the weekend, bringing the cumulative total to 1,208,513.
The state Health Department reported 560 new statewide COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the total to 1,207,495 during the pandemic.
CHARLEROI – Mike Coury said April saw brisk business at his Charleroi restaurant as COVID-19 mitigation efforts were being eased and after he struggled through the pandemic.
The number of influenza cases and deaths was low this season, largely because more people had flu shots and of mitigation efforts to battle COVID-19, the state Health Department said Friday.
Pennsylvania will lift the COVID-19 mask mandate by June 28 or when herd immunity against the disease is reached in the state.
As more and more more teens and young adults receive the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, some parents are questioning whether myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle, may be linked to the vaccine.
Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday that 70% of Pennsylvania adults have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, meaning the state is closer to achieving herd immunity against the disease.
Two new COVID-19 deaths were reported Tuesday in Washington County, where 300 people have died from the virus in the past year.
As Pennsylvania reached a milestone in the vaccination effort, Gov. Tom Wolf signed a renewal Thursday of his COVID-19 disaster emergency declaration just two days after voters approved changes to the state constitution limiting his powers during a crisis.
In Canonsburg’s business district on Pike Street, several businesses have taken down “masks required” signs, while others have left them on their storefront doors.
Nearly half of Pennsylvania adults are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as new cases and hospitalizations continued to decrease Wednesday.
A birch tree was planted recently on the front lawn of Allegheny Health Network Canonsburg Hospital, in memory of those who died from COVID-19.
Allegheny County over the weekend surpassed 100,000 coronavirus cases since the COVID-19 pandemic began in the region last March, but daily cases are continuing to drop sharply across the region and state.
In a monumental moment in the battle against COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday lifted indoor face mask and social distancing mandates for people who are fully vaccinated.
Washington Health System President and CEO Brook Ward said funding from the Health Care Heroes and Public Health Preparedness (PA Heroes) Act is “vitally important for the health care community and hospitals across the state” in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pennsylvanians who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can resume more of their normal lives without wearing a mask, the state Health Department said Thursday.
The state Senate voted 48-0 on Wednesday to pass a bill that will allow parents to have their children repeat their current grade level for the 2021-22 school year due to learning disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Allegheny County is seeing some of the lowest daily COVID-19 cases since October as its vaccination rate rises to levels better that many other areas.
The Gov. Tom Wolf administration will increase event capacity limits May 17 as more Pennsylvanians become vaccinated against COVID-19.
There were no new deaths attributed to COVID-19 for the fourth straight day Monday in Washington, Greene and Fayette counties, the state health department reported.
Professional sports in Pittsburgh teamed up Friday with health officials to promote COVID-19 vaccines, pitching them as the only way out of the pandemic.