Stories tagged: "coronavirus deaths"


University of Pittsburgh Pharmacy student Edith Wang loads a syringe with a dose of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine, during a vaccination clinic hosted by the University of Pittsburgh and the Allegheny County Health Department at the Petersen Events Center, in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Breakthrough Infections Up in Pennsylvania, But Deaths Are Not Thanks to Vaccines

Pennsylvania reported 3,000 new coronavirus cases on Monday.

A certified medical assistant prepares doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The US took a major step in the pandemic this week by clearing the Pfizer vaccine for youth ages 12-15. (Image via AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Pennsylvania Reports 1,088 New Coronavirus Cases Thursday

Pennsylvania's coronavirus numbers are rising again, with more than 1,000 new cases reported Thursday.

Karen McKnight stands in her backyard on Saturday, June 19, 2021, in Sammamish, Wash., holding two books written by her brother Ross Bagne of Cheyenne, Wyo. Nearly all COVID-19 deaths in the United States now are in people who weren’t vaccinated like Bagne, a staggering demonstration of how effective the vaccines have been (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Nearly All COVID Deaths in US Are Now Among Unvaccinated

Only about 150 of the more than 18,000 COVID-19 deaths in May were in fully vaccinated people. Deaths could again increase in the fall in communities that aren't vaccinated.

A man wearing a face mask bicycles along Broad Street, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, in Philadelphia. Pennsylvania is strengthening its mask mandate and will require out-of-state travelers to test negative for the coronavirus before arrival, health officials announced Tuesday, taking additional steps to address a sharp increase in infections and hospitalizations. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Pennsylvania Surpasses 20,000 Coronavirus-Related Deaths

It took the state eight months to reach 10,000. It hit 20,000 eight weeks later.

As millions of Americans suffer due to COVID, President Trump does nothing to help them.
1 American Dies From COVID Every 44 Seconds, But Trump Is Still Trying to Steal the Election

Rather than work to address the spiraling coronavirus crisis, President Trump and his allies are instead wasting precious time and resources on their cynical gambit to subvert the will of the American people.

Manager Yllka Murati waits for a delivery driver to pick up takeout orders at the Penrose Diner, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, in south Philadelphia. Philadelphia plans to prohibit indoor dining at restaurants, shutter casinos, gyms, museums and libraries, pause in-person instruction at colleges and high schools, and reduce occupancy at stores and religious institutions, the health commissioner, Dr. Thomas Farley, said at a news conference Monday as the city battles a resurgence of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Pennsylvania Reinforces Mask, Travel Restrictions as Coronavirus Spreads

The state has seen a rapid rise in cases and hospitalizations in the last two months and models say things could get worse.

Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine talks about the rising number of cases in Pennsylvania.
Officials Say PA Hasn’t Even Reached the Peak of Fall COVID Cases Yet

Health Secretary says news of vaccine is positive, but Pennsylvanians have to work together.