Visitors gather around the Pa. State Beekeepers Association booth at the Pennsylvania Farm Show on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2021. (Source: Pa. Farm Show)
Visitors gather around the Pa. State Beekeepers Association booth at the Pennsylvania Farm Show on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2021. (Source: Pa. Farm Show)

Headlines:

Covid-19 raises overall death rate in Lancaster County: Total deaths here were up 19% in 2020 and 9% in 2021 compared with 2019. (Source: LNP)

CV school district dials back quarantine requirement: In line with CDC guidelines, the district dropped its required isolation period after a positive Covid-19 test from 10 days to 5. (Source: WGAL)

Farm Show attendance is down: Vendors estimate attendance is a little over half of normal. Most visitors are unmasked; the venue is recommending masks, but not requiring them. (Source: Fox 43)

UPMC fined $250,000 for insurance violations: State regulators said UPMC insurance subsidiaries wrongly denied claims and miscalculated out-of-pocket costs. The health system must also take corrective action. (Source: Capital-Star)

National/world roundup: Consumer prices rose 7% in 2021. (Source: USA Today) Biden administration to send 10 million Covid-19 tests to schools monthly. (Source: UPI) Covid-19 was No. 1 cause of death for police in 2021. (Source: CBS News) Boris Johnson apologizes for party during lockdown. (Source: CNN) Chicago students return to school. (Source: ABC News) Trump abruptly ends NPR interview. (Source: NPR)

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