Community transmission for COVID-19 remains high in the local region, according to the Centers for Disease Control on Monday.

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, McKean County had 53 additional cases of COVID as of Monday for a total of 5,702. According to the health department, 41.2% of residents of the county are fully covered by vaccines, while 49.6% have at least one dose.

There were six patients hospitalized with COVID, one in intensive care on a ventilator.

The percent positivity for Nov. 12 to 18 for the county was 24.2%, with 14 additional new cases during that time frame.

Elk County had 51 additional cases as of Monday for a total of 4,684. The health department reported that 54% of residents were fully covered by vaccine, while 59% had at least one dose.

There were four patients hospitalized with COVID.

The percent positivity for Nov. 12 to 18 was 18.7%, with three additional cases during that time frame.

Potter County had 24 additional cases as of Monday for a total of 2,197. According to the health department, 33.8% of residents were fully vaccinated, while 39.6% had at least one dose.

There were 14 patients hospitalized with COVID, four of whom were in intensive care, and two of whom were on ventilators.

The percent positivity was 25.9%, with six additional new cases during that time frame.

Cameron County had 5 additional cases for a total of 573. The health department reported that 53.2% of residents were fully vaccinated, while 58.2% have at least one dose.

The percent positivity was 21%, with four additional new cases during that time frame.

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