Washington County COVID Cases Surging

December 3, 2021 2:55 am

The number of COVID-19 infections in Washington County continue to climb as infections and deaths continue to surge.  State health officials say that over the past twenty-four-hours, the death toll rose by  four for a total of 441. There were also 337 new COVID cases, bringing the total number of infections to 30,637.  In Allegheny County, over that same time period, there were 1,301 new coronavirus infections and one new death.  Across the state, health officials reported 10,127 new cases of COVID, bringing the statewide total to 1,763,796.  There were also 97 new deaths, bringing the death toll to 33,746.  The number of hospitalized individuals also continues to climb, with 3,928 people in a healthcare facility.  Out of that number, 837 are in the intensive care unit.