covid surge

Precautions remain the same: wash your hands, wear a mask, get vaccinated, avoid crowds.

The Lehigh Valley has seen a huge spike in coronavirus cases since Thanksgiving, according to a WLVR analysis of data from the state.

Hospitals expect a lag time between the holidays and COVID hospital admissions. But Lehigh Valley Health officials say the region is prepared in the event of a surge.

Coronavirus cases appear to be leveling off in Pennsylvania, at least for now. But state officials are bracing for a possible increase due to holiday travel around Christmas and New Year’s.


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