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SLUHN: COVID-Positive Patient Data ‘Contradicts Public Narrative’

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Most of the patients being treated for COVID in local hospitals aren’t there for other reasons, St. Luke’s University Health Network officials said in a news release Thursday; a statistic they said “contradicts the recent public narrative that most hospitalized COVID inpatients tested positive for the coronavirus incidentally only after being admitted to the hospital for other reasons.”

Olden Days: What Was Coopersburg Like in 1922?

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A century ago, in a special full-page, illustrated story published on Nov. 5, 1922, The Allentown Morning Call proclaimed Coopersburg “the Town of Possibilities.” But 100 years earlier it wasn’t known as Coopersburg and was little more than “a country village.”

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LANTA Cancels Some Bus Trips Due to COVID-Related Driver Absences

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It will be harder for some Lehigh Valley residents who depend on the Lehigh & Northampton Transportation Authority’s (LANTA’s) bus service to get around the area Monday, after LANTA announced the cancellation of some Jan. 3 trips on its routes due to what it said is “a high level of absences among bus drivers due to COVID 19.”