Department of Health to no longer give COVID-19 update on Sundays


FILE – In this May 29, 2020, file photo, Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine, meets with the media at The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) headquarters in Harrisburg, Pa. As a transgender woman, Levine has been subject to an endless stream of mockery and abuse on social media and elsewhere. (Joe Hermitt/The Patriot-News via AP)

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced on Friday they will no longer send out a daily COVID-19 report on Sundays.

Beginning Sept. 14, data from the previous Sunday will be included as part of Monday’s report.

According to the release, the department will provide an update Monday at noon each week, through a press release, that will include the COVID-19 cases that occurred from Saturday until midnight on Monday.

Daily updates for the DOH will continue as normal on all other days of the week.

For the most up-to-date data on COVID-19, please visit the Department of Health’s website to access the Statewide COVID-19 Dashboard and the Early Warning Monitoring Dashboard.

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