WILLIAMSPORT – NorthcentralPA.com is reporting…The number of COVID-19 cases around here is up slightly. Positive cases in emergency rooms and hospitalizations have increased about 10% nationwide, and six counties in the region recently elevated to “medium” transmission status by the CDC.
Since last Thursday, Snyder, Union, Northumberland, Montour, Lycoming, and Clinton counties have been elevated to medium. A UPMC doctor recently said, people with minor symptoms are mistaking COVID for a cold, allergies, or postnasal drip and not testing to know they should isolate. Trouble is, he said there are a wide range of symptoms which mimic many other common colds, viruses, and other illnesses.