New PA COVID-19 cases stay above 600, 12 in our central region

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed over 600 new cases of COVID-19 in the state bringing totals over 87,000.

As of Wednesday, there are 636 new cases from the day before, bringing the state total to 87,242. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have confirmed at least one case of COVID-19.

Currently, 689,562 people have tested negative.

There are 6,687 COVID-19 related deaths, up 38 from yesterday.

Of the 87,242 cases across the state, the PA Department of Health estimates that 78%, or roughly 68,000 Pennsylvanians, have recovered from COVID-19.

There are 875 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our Central Pennsylvania region, 12 new cases from yesterday.

You can find the county by county breakdown below.

Of Huntingdon County’s 252, the DOC is reporting 181 of them are prisoners in 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;
  • 7% are ages 19-24; 
  • Nearly 37% are ages 25-49; 
  • 24% are ages 50-64; and
  • 27% 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 17,805 resident cases of COVID-19, and 3,291 cases among employees, for a total of 21,096 at 699 distinct facilities in52counties. Out of our total deaths, 4,583 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.

Approximately 6,636 of our total cases are in health care workers.

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