All but One PA County Seeing “Substantial Spread”

Almost every county in Pennsylvania is now facing “substantial” spread of the coronavirus, according to the Wolf administration. A positivity rate of five percent or more is an indication of troubling community spread and Pennsylvania’s positivity rate has jumped to 11.7 percent, with the rate in some individual counties climbing above 20 percent. The only county not seeing a positivity rate of greater than five percent is Forest County. To date in Pennsylvania, more than 360,000 people have contracted COVID-19 and more than 10,300 deaths have been tied to the virus. Read more.