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Thousands of Pennsylvanians Testing Positive for COVID Each Day, Cases Expected to Increase as Omicron Spreads

Mufid Majnun

About 7,600 people tested positive for COVID-19 each day over the past two weeks in Pennsylvania. Transforming Health’s Brett Sholtis reports, cases are expected to increase as the highly transmissible omicron variant spreads.

(Original air-date: 12/22/21)

Brett Sholtis is a health reporter for WITF/Transforming Health. Sholtis is the 2021-2022 Reveal Benjamin von Sternenfels Rosenthal Grantee for Mental Health Investigative Journalism with the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism. His award-winning work on problem areas in mental health policy and policing helped to get a woman moved from a county jail to a psychiatric facility. Sholtis is a University of Pittsburgh graduate and a Pennsylvania Army National Guard Kosovo campaign veteran.