Local COVID-19 Updates

HARRISBURG — The Department of Health reported an increase of 5,984 cases of COVID-19 Wednesday. The statewide case total is now 783,170.

RIDGWAY — Pastor Ron Burkett started off Monday evening’s Ridgway Borough Council meeting by saying a prayer for the late Tom “T.O.” Fitch’s grieving family, hoping for peace and comfort during this time.

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsutawney Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Punxsutawney Regional Development Corporation will be offering grants to locally-owned businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported Wednesday an increase of 1,276 positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 175,922 cases statewide. Of these, 6,572 are probable cases of the coronavirus.

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported Tuesday an increase of 1,342 positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 174,646 cases statewide. Of these, 6,393 are probable cases of the coronavirus.

HARRISBURG — The Department of Health reported an increase of 5,341 cases of COVID-19 Tuesday. The statewide case total is now 777,186.

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported Tuesday an increase of 1,342 positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 174,646 cases statewide. Of these, 6,393 are probable cases of the coronavirus.

National COVID-19 Updates

AP

GENEVA — President Joe Biden’s top medical adviser on COVID-19, Dr. Anthony Fauci, says the United States will cease reducing U.S. staff counts at the World Health Organization and pay its fin…