Coronavirus in Pennsylvania: 9,556 new cases and 270 more deaths

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That brings the statewide total to 509,320 cases and a total of 12,890 deaths attributed to COVID-19

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(WYTV) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported an additional 9,556 positive cases of COVID-19 and 270 new deaths since Monday’s report

That brings the statewide total to 509,320 cases and a total of 12,890 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

There are 6,026 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 — double the peak in spring. Of that number, 1,249 patients are in the intensive care unit.

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.

The trend in the 14-day moving average of number of hospitalized patients per day has increased by over 5,000 since the end of September.

Statewide percent positivity for the week of December 4 through December 10 stood at 16.2%.

County-specific information and a statewide map are available on the COVID-19 Data Dashboard.

There are 34,391 individuals who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases and 641 individuals who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk exposure.

There are 3,072,305 individuals who have tested negative to date.

In nursing and personal care homes, there are 44,591 resident cases of COVID-19 and 8,136 cases among employees for a total of 52,727 at 1,409 distinct facilities in all 67 counties.

Out of the total deaths, 7,532 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities. A county breakdown can be found here.

Approximately 16,904 of the total cases are among health care workers.

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