COVID-19 cases continue to climb across Pennsylvania, with Fayette County’s daily number of cases approaching the pandemic’s peak numbers.

The average number of cases per day has increased 51% over the past two weeks, with 115 new cases reported Monday. Since Nov. 17, 12 COVID deaths were recorded, bringing the total number to 449.

In Greene County, there were an additional 18 cases, and 65 deaths have been recorded overall.

Washington County has also seen steep jumps in its caseload.

An average of 156 new cases per day were reported in Washington County over the past week, a 53% increase from the average number of cases two weeks ago, and 144 more cases were reported on Monday.

Over the 7-day period from Nov. 17 - Nov. 22, 12 deaths were reported in Washington County, with the total number of deaths at 420.

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