Pa. Health Dept. Announces 1,151 New Coronavirus Cases And 6 More Deaths Statewide


By: KDKA-TV News Staff

HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 1,151 new cases of Coronavirus on Tuesday and six additional deaths.

The statewide total number of cases has risen to 146,214 since Monday’s report, according to the state’s data.

The Health Department says all 67 counties in Pennsylvania have had cases of COVID-19. Current patients are either in isolation at home or being treated at the hospital.

Allegheny County is reporting 90 new cases and one additional death today, Centre County is reporting an increase of 212 cases and Philadelphia is reporting a two-day increase of 197 cases.

The number of tests administered within the last seven days, between Sept. 8 and Sept. 14, is 168,375 with 5,200 positive cases, the Health Department reports. There were 22,085 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m. on Monday. These results represent the total number of tests administered.

The statewide death toll stands at 7,875.

There are 1,695,284 patients across the state who have tested negative to date.

Here is the full age breakdown of patients who have tested positive across the state:

• Approximately 1% are ages 0-4;

• Nearly 2% are ages 5-12;

• Approximately 4% are ages 13-18;

• Approximately 12% are ages 19-24;

• Approximately 36% are ages 25-49;

• Nearly 22% are ages 50-64; and

• Approximately 22% are ages 65 or older.

The state health department numbers show there are 21,993 resident cases of COVID-19 in nursing and personal care homes across Pennsylvania. Among employees, there are 4,787 diagnosed cases. That brings the entire total to 26,780. Out of the total deaths across Pennsylvania, state officials say 5,300 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.

Approximately 10,159 of the state’s total cases are in health care workers.

Currently, all 67 counties are in the green phase of reopening. However, restrictions are in place for bars, restaurants and large gatherings.

If you have concerns about the virus, you can check out the state’s COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard.

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