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Monday, January 11, 2021

MONDAY P.M. Update: Vaccines Arriving As Case Counts Grow

Potter County Today
January 11th, 2021

There were 466 more COVID-19 coronavirus cases and 12 more deaths related to the virus across the region between Saturday and Monday. 

Eleven of the new cases were in Potter County — 4 in the Austin area, 3 in Shinglehouse, 2 in Genesee and 1 each in Coudersport and Harrison Township. 

Also over the past 48 hours, there were 23 more cases and two more deaths in Tioga County; 45 cases and three deaths in McKean; 126 cases and 6 deaths in Lycoming; 4 cases in Cameron; 13 cases in Elk; 42 cases and one death in Clinton; 57 cases in Cattaraugus County, N.Y.; and 98 cases in Allegany County, N.Y. 

Entering Monday, overall case counts since the virus was detected stood as follows: Potter, 708 cases and 15 deaths; Tioga, 2,089 cases, 77 deaths; McKean, 2,090 cases, 33 deaths; Cattaraugus, 3,040 cases, 57 deaths; Allegany, 2,196 cases, 75 deaths; Clinton, 2,225 cases, 32 deaths; Elk, 1,675 cases, 23 deaths; Cameron, 187 cases, 4 deaths; and Lycoming, 6,909 cases, 148 deaths. Statewide in Pennsylvania, there have been 726,154 cases with 17,853 deaths.

Meanwhile, some 45 emergency medical services personnel from Potter County agencies received an initial dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Friday. Front-line health care providers and residents of skilled care facilities have also been inoculated. Some 198 Potter County residents have received the initial dose and another 24 have been administered the full dose. 

Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration on Friday issued updates to the state’s plan to roll out the coronavirus vaccines. Officials outlined the order in which certain groups, including seniors, those in critical professions, pregnant women and those with certain health challenges, will be able to get the vaccine. A summary of the phases in the vaccine distribution can be found here.

1 comment :

Anonymous said...

The link does not say a thing about vaccines. It's all to do with testing.

This whole vaccine roll out has been a mess.

Where locally will the vaccines be given, to whom, and when?