Coronavirus in Pennsylvania: 450 new cases, 1 new death

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The number of new cases in Allegheny County increased by 218 overnight

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(WYTV) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported a total of 90,304 cases and 6,754 virus-related deaths on Monday.

That is an increase of 450 cases and four new deaths since Sunday.

There is a total of 158 cases and six deaths in Mercer County; and 124 cases and nine deaths in Lawrence County. No new cases or deaths were reported in those counties on Monday. County-specific information and a statewide map are available here

The number of new cases in Allegheny County increased by 218 overnight.

Mask wearing is required in all businesses and whenever leaving home. Consistent mask-wearing is critical to preventing the spread of COVID-19.

There are 634 patients who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk exposure, which are considered probable cases and not confirmed cases. There are 743,020 patients who have tested negative to date. Of the patients who have tested positive to date the age breakdown is as follows:

  • Nearly 1% are ages 0-4;
  • 1% are ages 5-12;
  • Nearly 3% are ages 13-18;
  • Nearly 8% are ages 19-24; 
  • Nearly 37% are ages 25-49; 
  • Nearly 24% are ages 50-64; and
  • Nearly 27% are ages 65 or older.

Most of the patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older. More data is available here.

In nursing and personal care homes, there are 17,933 resident cases of COVID-19, and 3,351 cases among employees, for a total of 21,284 at 709 distinct facilities in 52 counties. Out of the total deaths, 4,593 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities. A county breakdown can be found here.

Approximately 6,824 of the total cases are in health care workers.

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