Central PA region sees 13 new COVID-19 cases as state totals stay under 1,000

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed over 800 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, bringing totals just under 52,000.

As of Wednesday, there are 888 new cases from yesterday, bringing the state total to 51,845. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania confirm at least one case of COVID-19.

Including the weekend, today marks four days in a row that the state has seen under 1,000 new cases in over a month (April 1, 2020).

Currently, 204,495 people have tested negative.

There are 3,106 COVID-19 related deaths.

As of Wednesday, there are 326 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our Central Pennsylvania region, 13 more than yesterday.

ou can find the county by county breakdown below. Bedford, Cambria and Centre all have one COVID-19 related death. For more information and updates on all 67 counties, you can click here.

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.

Bedford – 27 — 1 Death
Blair – 25
Cambria – 35– 1 Death
Cameron – 2
Centre – 113 – 1 Death
Clearfield – 21
Elk – 4
Huntingdon – 60
Jefferson – 7
Somerset – 32 – 1 Death

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