April 20, 2021
Governor Tom Wolf and Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam released a weekly status update detailing the state’s mitigation efforts based on the COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System dashboard, highlighting a seven-day case increase of 24,394 cases, a statewide percent positivity of 9.6% and 55 counties with substantial transmission status.
“COVID-19 remains a threat in our communities and we continue to report thousands of cases each day. The vaccines are giving us a glimmer of hope as we continue our fight against the virus,” Gov. Wolf said. “As residents get vaccinated, it remains important for us to stay the course and continue washing hands, wearing a mask and