Pennsylvania reported 473 new COVID-19 infections and 15 new deaths on Monday, continuing a recent downward trend in cases.
The numbers come as Pennsylvania has entered the period where an upturn in cases triggered by Pennsylvania’s gradual reopening might begin to show.
State Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine on Monday urged state residents to continue with social distancing and steps which state officials believe have slowed spread of the disease and prevented hospitals from being overwhelmed.
“As counties move from red to yellow, we need all Pennsylvanians to continue to follow the social distancing and mitigation efforts in place,” she said. “We must continue to protect our most vulnerable Pennsylvanians, which includes our seniors, those with underlying health issues, our healthcare workers and our