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State College COVID-19 Rate

The recent increase in new Covid cases here in State College and Centre County drawing attention even national attention. In fact according to a recent survey of communities nationwide, State College in the top ten in terms of recent case increases.

Downtown State College more signs of life and business,and traffic in the streets. But according to the New York Times the recent Covid outbreak here among the worst in the nation

“This is not a matter of students being more lax,or community members or visitors,its about everyone”

There have been hundreds of new cases in the past week on the Penn State campus. After urging students in 8 campus dorms to be tested the university stepped up that warning to include an entire dorm complex East Halls

“This does suggest a general broad scale increase in Covid on the Penn State community

At the Mt. Nittany Medical Center over 26 thousand Covid vaccinations now given and now more cases

“We are seeing our highest number of covid patients in six weeks and weve had to take measures to expand the need”

And researchers confirming a new Covid strain variant here the so called U.K. Virus

“We are seeing about a 50 percent increase in mortality associated with this variant”

A new free Covid testing center opens Tuesday in the meeting room at the Patton Township Building The State College COVID-19 ordinance still in place.

In fact close to 140 citations have now been issued for violating various pandemic prevention measures

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