coronavirus testing

WLVR’s Community Correspondent Genesis Ortega spoke with Lehigh Valley Health Network doctor Marcelo Gareca for a glimpse into what testing looks like now eight months into the pandemic.

Penn State added 320 new cases of the coronavirus for the week of Sept. 11 to 17, as the university updated its COVID-19 dashboard Friday.

Pennsylvania’s mobile COVID-19 response unit is in the Lehigh Valley for the next few days. The free testing is part of the state’s effort to reach underserved communities.

The state has completed baseline testing for COVID-19 at nursing homes, and is planning to expand to other groups.

The Pennsylvania Health Department has unveiled the nation’s first statewide COVID-19 mobile testing unit.


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