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COVID In Pennsylvania: Officials Concerned As Over 4,400 People Hospitalized With Coronavirus In Commonwealth

HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) -- Pennsylvania is reporting more than 4,200 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, as well as 32 new deaths. Officials are also concerned about the rising rate of hospitalizations in the commonwealth.

"We have reached today a concerning milestone in our battle against COVID-19. We now have 4,405 people hospitalized due to COVID-19 as of 8 a.m. this morning. This has clearly surpassed our highest numbers in hospitalizations from the spring," Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine said during a Monday press conference.

Dr. Levine says the statewide positivity rate for COVID-19 tests is currently running at nearly 12%.


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