418 new COVID-19 cases push state totals over 80,000, 76% estimated recovery

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed slightly more than 400 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, pushing totals over 80,000 since the first case was discovered in Pennsylvania.

As of Thursday, there are 418 new cases from yesterday, bringing the state total to 80,236. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania confirm at least one case of COVID-19.

Currently, 543,832 people have tested negative.

There are 6,361 COVID-19 related deaths.

Of the nearly 80,000 cases across the state, the PA Department of Health estimates that 76%, or roughly 61,000 Pennsylvanians, have recovered from COVID-19.

There are 719 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our Central Pennsylvania region. That is eight more than yesterday’s report.

You can find the county by county breakdown below.

Of Huntingdon County’s 239, the DOC is reporting 80% of those cases in prisoners at Huntingdon SCI.

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;
  • 2% are ages 13-18;
  • 6% are ages 19-24; 
  • Nearly 37% are ages 25-49; 
  • Nearly 25% are ages 50-64; and
  • 28% 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.

In nursing and personal care homes, there are 16,850 resident cases of COVID-19, and 2,986 cases among employees, for a total of 19,836 at 649 distinct facilities in 47 counties. Out of our total deaths, 4,332 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.

Approximately 6,092 of our total cases are in health care workers.

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