Thursday’s high, 68; Overnight low, 45
FRI-PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY, HIGH 68
FRI NIGHT-COOL, LOW 53
SAT-MOSTLY SUNNY, HIGH 73
SAT NIGHT-ISOLATED SHOWERS, LOW 61
SUN-SCATTERED MORNING RAIN TAPERS OFF, HIGH 67
SUN NIGHT-SHOWERS, LOW 56
ID theft investigated in Ulysses Township….engine failure blamed for Potter County accident….theft of road sign from Genesee Township investigated…Pennsylvania businesses affected by August 18 flooding can apply for low interest loans….66% PA residents vaccinated…
An identity theft in Ulysses Township Wednesday afternoon is being investigated by Coudersport based state police. Someone used personal information belonging to a 53 year old Ulysses woman to open a fake unemployment claim and to open bank accounts.
A Coudersport man escaped injury in an accident last Friday afternoon in Ulysses Township. According to state police, Christopher Robbins was going north on Horseshoe Road when the engine on his International Harvester failed causing Robbins to lose full operation of the machine and was unable to stop it from colliding with a guardrail.
The theft of a road sign in Genesee Township is also under state police investigation. Someone stole a diamond shaped orange road sign reading “Road Work Ahead” from the intersection of Kinney Road and Odonnell Road Tuesday afternoon. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 814.274.8690.
An Altoona woman was arrested by Coudersport based state police for DUI on July 23. Troopers claim when they pulled dover a 2000 Saturn driven by 27 year old Tiffany Pigza they found she had been driving under the influence and was in possession of a controlled substance.
Pennsylvania businesses and residents affected by flash flooding on August 18, 2021 may apply for low-interest disaster loans from the US Small Business Administration. The loans are being made possible in response to a letter from PA Governor Tom Wolf on August 30 requesting a disaster declaration by the SBA. Businesses and residents can now apply for low-interest disaster loans from the SBA.The declaration covers counties of Tioga, Potter, Bradford and Lycoming in Pennsylvania and the adjacent counties of Steuben and Chemung in New York. To assist businesses and residents, the SBA will open a Disaster Loan Outreach Center Wednesday, September 8, at 9:00am in the Knoxville Community Building on East Main Street. The center will be open Monday through Friday 9am-6pm and on Saturday September 11 from 10am to 2pm. The center will close permanently at 4:00p September 15. Customer Services Representatives will be available to answer questions and to help individuals complete their applications. All visitors are encouraged to wear a mask.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed that as of 12:00 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 2, there were 4,816 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,308,284.
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There are 1,858 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 481 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.
The trend in the 14-day moving average number of hospitalized patients continues to increase again. Statewide percent positivity for the week of Aug 20 – Aug. 26 stood at 7.8%.
As of 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1, there were 90 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 28,325 deaths attributed to COVID-19. County-specific information and a statewide map are available on the COVID-19 Data Dashboard.
According to the CDC, as of Wednesday, Sept. 1, 66% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated.
Vaccine providers have administered 12,221,940 total vaccine doses as of Thursday, Sept. 2.
5,983,128 people are fully vaccinated; with 19,593 vaccinations administered since yesterday and a seven-day moving average of more than 18,000 people per day receiving vaccinations.
In licensed nursing and personal care homes, there have been a total of 74,505 resident cases of COVID-19 to date, and 15,916 cases among employees, for a total of 90,421 at 1,608 distinct facilities in all 67 counties.
Approximately 30,240 of total cases have been among health care workers.
All Pennsylvanians age 12 and older are eligible to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine. Use Vaccine Finder to find a COVID-19 vaccine provider near you.
A commonwealth COVID-19 vaccination guide explains the current process for getting one. Pennsylvanians with questions about the vaccination process can call the Department of Health hotline at 1-877-724-3258.