By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Allegheny County is avoiding the worst of the national uptick in COVID-19 cases.READ MORE: 19-Year-Old Woman Critically Injured In Hit-And-Run Crash
Within the last three days, the health department reported 82 new cases and two deaths, both of whom were over the age of 65.
But across the country, all 50 states are seeing rates of COVID-19 on the rise.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
Hospitalizations are up 36%.
And a large majority of those patients are unvaccinated.MORE NEWS: Fall 2021 Back To School Mask Guide
Health leaders say stopping the tide is as simple as getting the shot.