PA state totals reach 31K, 80 new deaths announced from COVID-19

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed Saturday the state totals for the number of positive coronavirus cases has reached over 31,000.

The state also confirmed 1,628 new confirmed cases from yesterday, bringing the state total to 31,069. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania confirm at least one case of COVID-19.

There are now 836 deaths.

As of Friday, there are 160 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our Central Pennsylvania region.

Bedford – 14 — 1 death
Blair – 13
Cambria – 17 – 1 Death
Cameron – 1
Centre – 73 — 1 death
Clearfield – 9
Elk – 2
Huntingdon – 12
Jefferson – 2
Somerset – 17

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

Case Counts and Deaths by Sex to Date

SEXPOSITIVE CASESPERCENT OF CASES*DEATHS
FEMALE1645553%367
MALE1414346%464
NIETHER100
NOT REPORTED4702%5

Case Counts and Deaths by Race to Date*

RACEPOSITIVE CASESPERCENT OF CASES*DEATHS
AFRICAN AMERICAN/ BLACK26709%100
ASIAN2691%12
WHITE527517%307
OTHER97<1%1
NOT REPORTED2275873%416

There are 122,896 patients who have tested negative to date. Of the patients who have tested positive to date the age breakdown is as follows:

  • Less than 1% are aged 0-4;
  • Nearly 1% are aged 5-12;
  • 1% are aged 13-18;
  • 6% are aged 19-24; 
  • 39% are aged 25-49; 
  • 28% are aged 50-64; and
  • Nearly 24% 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.

In nursing and personal care homes, there are 4,185 resident cases of COVID-19, and 462 cases among employees, for a total of 4,647 at 347 distinct facilities in 35 counties. Out of our total deaths, 462 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.

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