New Pennsylvania COVID-19 numbers under 1k two days in a row

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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 over 50,000.

As of Tuesday, there are 865 new cases from yesterday, bringing the state total to 50,957. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania confirm at least one case of COVID-19.

This is the first time since April 1, 2020 that confirmed cases have been under 1,000 two days in a row.

Currently, 199,925 people have tested negative.

There are 3,012 COVID-19 related deaths.

As of Tuesday, there are 313 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our Central Pennsylvania region, 7 more than yesterday.

Bedford – 26 — 1 Death
Blair – 25
Cambria – 34– 1 Death
Cameron – 2
Centre – 106 – 1 Death
Clearfield – 21
Elk – 4
Huntingdon – 59
Jefferson – 6
Somerset – 30 – 1 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.

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