September 22, 2021
The spread of the Delta variant continues to pose challenges in Pennsylvania, as all 67 counties report “high” rates of transmission for COVID-19, according to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The news comes as global leaders convened today to discuss a worldwide strategy to combat the virus, and the CDC’s advisory panel discussed next steps for potential booster shots.
During the virtual COVID-19 Summit held today, President Joe Biden said America would become the “arsenal of vaccines,” with a pledge to donate 1.1 billion doses around the world.
“But we also know that to beat the pandemic here, we need to beat it everywhere,” he said.
Here are five things to know from today’s COVID-19 news:
HAP continues to monitor the latest COVID-19 public health developments and will provide updates to members. A look at the latest COVID-19 data for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the U.S. is available online.
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