>>Lancaster County Sets Record For Weekly COVID-19 Cases
(Lancaster County, PA) -- County officials say the Lancaster area has set a record for new COVID-19 cases last week. Nearly 29-hundred infections were reported for the seven-day period ending December 25th according to data from the Pennsylvania Department of Health. The case total for that week surpassed the 2,846 cases detected in a one-week period in early December 2020. The county's seven-day case average reached about 416 new cases per day on Dec. 26th. Officials say that was its second-highest mark of the pandemic and nearly double what it was just a month ago.