Lawrence County reported 79 additional COVID-19 cases this week
Lawrence County reported 79 additional COVID-19 cases this week

Lawrence County reported 79 additional COVID-19 cases this week

New coronavirus cases jumped in Pennsylvania in the week ending Sunday, rising 189.6% as 21,316 cases were reported. The previous week had 7,360 new cases of the virus causing COVID-19.

Pennsylvania ranked number 22 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 increased by 21.4% from the week before, with 605,127 reported cases. With 3.85% of the country’s population, Pennsylvania had 3.52% of the country’s cases in the last week. Across the country, 47 states had more cases in the past week than they had in the week before.

Lawrence County reported 79 cases and two deaths in the past week. One week earlier, it had reported 14 cases and zero deaths. Throughout the pandemic, it has reported 19,109 cases and 418 deaths.

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