COVID in Pa.: Half the state has a shot; case rates dropping; Berks Co. at 1K deaths

COVID in Pa.: Half the state now has a COVID vaccine shot; case rates dropping as reopening set; Berks Co. reaches 1K deaths | Pa. coronavirus updates (5/5/21)

At least 50% of Pennsylvania’s total population has a COVID shot, and 33% are fully vaccinated, the CDC says. The Lehigh Valley records 139 new coronavirus cases and four more deaths as neighboring Berks County becomes the seventh county in the state with 1,000 COVID deaths. Pa. coronavirus updates for May 5, 2021.

COVID in Pa.: Nearly 1 in 3 fully vaccinated; case rate slowing; Berks nears 1K deaths

COVID in Pa.: Nearly 1 in 3 Pennsylvanians fully vaccinated; 3,322 new cases, 50 deaths reported; Berks Co. nears 1K deaths | Pa. COVID vaccine updates (4/29/21)

48.5% of Pennsylvanians have at least one COVID vaccine shot, and the Lehigh Valley is pacing the statewide rate. The rate of new cases is down 31% over two weeks, but the rate of deaths is up 26%. Pennsylvania coronavirus updates for April 29, 2021.