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News: Tuesday, Aug. 10




Lancaster County Covid-19 rate drops from 'high' to 'substantial': The CDC's data tracker put the county's infection rate at 82.6 per 100,000 as of Tuesday morning. (Source: LNP) The increase in infections over the past few weeks has school districts rethinking their health and safety strategies. (Source: ABC 27)

Gov. Wolf to announce vaccine incentive program: A press conference is set for 1:30 p.m. today. (Source: Fox 43)

Amish mostly skip vaccination: A series of Vaccinate Lancaster pop-up clinics in rural areas vaccinated fewer than 400 people, of whom perhaps a dozen were Amish or Mennonite. (Source: LNP)

National/world roundup: $1 trillion infrastructure bill poised for Senate passage. (Source: AP) Up next: A potentially transformative $3.5 trillion budget resolution. (Source: ABC News) Pentagon will require Covid-19 vaccination. (Source: NBC News) Minorities account for all U.S. population growth. (Source: Washington Post)