Braund gives current overview of PA State Response to COVID-19


Wendy Braund, Pennsylvania's acting interim physician general led a conversation about the PA Department of Health resposne to COVID-19, addressing the current situation and containment and mitigation efforts. Braund painted a picture of COVID-19 across the nation in addition to the state itself. She talked about the demographics of the states data, additional virus strains, plus containment and mitgation efforts.

On tracing, Braund said "We do keep statistics on our success and so in the past week, 31% of investigations were begun within 24 hours and an additional 10% within 48 hours and since the beginning of the pandemic, we have been able to reach 76% of content context, but that is part of why advertising our campaigns around COVID is to answer the call and encourage folks to respond to case investigators." 

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