Pennsylvania’s top health official says latest models show the state “could run out of ICU beds within a week,” according to a news release.
Newly reported data shows hospitalizations increasing, an increase in the use of ventilators, and a percent positivity which Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine calls “worrisome.”
Pennsylvania reported a seven day case increase of over 36,000 cases and a statewide positivity of 11.1%, according to the release.
That data, as of Nov. 19, shows an increase of 8,807 more new cases across the state over the past week compared to the previous week.
The statewide positivity jumped from 9.6% to 11.1%.