Lawrence County reported 18 additional COVID-19 cases this week
Lawrence County reported 18 additional COVID-19 cases this week

Lawrence County reported 18 additional COVID-19 cases this week

New coronavirus cases jumped in Pennsylvania in the week ending Sunday, rising 29.7% as 8,345 cases were reported. The previous week had 6,435 new cases of the virus causing COVID-19.

Pennsylvania ranked number 23 among the states where coronavirus spread most rapidly on a per-person basis, according to a U.S. TODAY Network analysis of data from Johns Hopkins University. In the past week, coronavirus cases in the United States decreased by 10% compared to the week before, with 225,931 reported cases. With 3.85% of the country’s population, Pennsylvania had 3.69% of the country’s cases in the last week. Across the country, 31 states had more cases in the past week than they had in the week before.

Lawrence County reported 18 cases and two deaths in the past week. One week earlier, it had reported 17 cases and zero deaths. During the entire pandemic, it has reported 18,961 cases and 414 deaths.

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