Coronavirus case counts continue to rise statewide with significant spikes among certain age groups. And as WLVR’s Genesis Ortega reports, Lehigh Valley health officials are seeing similar trends locally.

With Thanksgiving just a week away, local faith groups shared messages of gratitude during a special virtual service Sunday.

As‌ ‌COVID-19‌ ‌cases‌ ‌surge statewide college‌ ‌campuses‌ ‌are‌ ‌assessing‌ ‌how‌ ‌to‌ ‌help‌ ‌students‌ ‌go‌ ‌home‌ ‌for‌ ‌Thanksgiving.‌ ‌WLVR’s‌ ‌Gabi‌ ‌Falk‌ ‌has‌ ‌more‌ ‌on‌ ‌how‌ ‌Moravian‌ ‌and‌ ‌Muhlenberg‌ ‌College‌ ‌are‌ ‌preparing‌ ‌students‌ ‌to‌ ‌have‌ ‌a‌ ‌safe‌ ‌holiday.‌ ‌ ‌

More than 9,000 COVID cases were reported in Pennsylvania over the weekend. The state’s health secretary is telling residents to avoid large or small gatherings, especially over Thanksgiving, as coronavirus infections surge in the commonwealth.

In 43 days, people across the country will be preparing a Thanksgiving feast. But, before you make any plans, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is offering some guidance to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.


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