More than 1,300 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Pennsylvania, totals near 46k

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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 near 46,000.

As of Thursday, there are 1,397 new cases from yesterday, bringing the state total to 45,763. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania confirm at least one case of COVID-19.

Currently, 175,602 people have tested negative.

There are 2,292 COVID-19 related deaths. That’s 97 more deaths than yesterday.

As of Thursday, there are 258 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our Central Pennsylvania region, 14 more than yesterday.

Bedford – 24 — 1 Death
Blair – 23
Cambria – 28– 1 Death
Cameron – 1
Centre – 96 – 1 Death
Clearfield – 16
Elk – 3
Huntingdon – 38
Jefferson – 4
Somerset – 26

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.

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