Central PA sees small increase in cases, statewide totals more than 40k

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed more than 1,300 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, bringing totals over 40,000.

As of Saturday, there are 1,397 new cases from yesterday, bringing the state total to 40,049. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania confirm at least one case of COVID-19.

Today, the state is reporting  1,537 confirmed deaths in Pennsylvania.

Currently, 152,886 people have tested negative.

As of Friday, there are 208 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our Central Pennsylvania region.

Bedford – 21 — 1 Death
Blair – 21
Cambria – 21– 1 Death
Cameron – 1
Centre – 81 – 1 Death
Clearfield – 11
Elk – 2
Huntingdon – 22
Jefferson – 4
Somerset – 25

For more information and updates on all 67 counties, you can click here.

There are 152,886 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 aged 0-4;
  • Nearly 1% are aged 5-12;
  • 1% are aged 13-18;
  • Nearly 6% are aged 19-24; 
  • 38% are aged 25-49; 
  • Nearly 28% are aged 50-64; and
  • Nearly 26% are aged 65 or older.

Most of the patients hospitalized are aged 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older. There have been no pediatric deaths to date.

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