PA. HEALTH OFFICIALS VOICE CONCERN AMID COVID-19 SPIKE  

Pennsylvania hospitals are currently caring for almost 6700 COVID-19 patients, the highest such total since the pandemic was first ID’d two years ago.  This according to state health officials, who say Pennsylvania’s rate of positive COVID-19 tests stood at 34.1 percent as of Thursday, the highest such percentage on record.  Officials say Monroe County leads the state with a positivity rate of 43 percent.