An Ottawa City Councillor says the protest has morphed into a more far-reaching and hostile demonstration against the government than was originally planned.
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Neither the state nor any school district in Pennsylvania require the COVID-19 vaccination to attend school.
Public Health Director Cheryl Bettigole said the city has seen its COVID-19 infection rates double in the last few weeks and hospitalizations increase about 50%.
Three police officers have died from COVID complications in recent weeks, and last month the public safety department said 39% of officers were unvaccinated.
According to the university, 93% of Pitt’s community has been vaccinated.