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January 11, 2021 - Harrisburg, PA

Pennsylvania COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring Dashboard Update for Jan.1-7: Case Increases Near 42,300; Percent Positivity at 14.4% and All 67 Counties with Substantial Transmission

Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine released a weekly status update detailing the state's mitigation efforts based on the COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System dashboard, highlighting a seven-day case increase of 42,322, a statewide percent positivity of 14.4% and all 67 counties with substantial transmission status.

The update includes the following:

Level of community transmission as a basis for the recommendations for Pre-K to 12 schools to determine instructional models.
Data on cases among 5-18-year-olds.
Cases that reported visiting a business among potential locations where exposures may have occurred.
Updated travel recommendations.

The dashboard is designed to provide early warning signs of factors that affect the state's mitigation efforts. The data available on the Early Warning Monitoring dashboard includes week-over-week case differences, incidence rates, test percent-positivity, and rates of hospitalizations, ventilations and emergency room visits tied to COVID-19. This week's update compares the period of January 1 - January 7 to the previous seven days, December 25 - December 31.



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