Over 800 new COVID-19 cases confirmed, 12 in our Central PA Region

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed over 800 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, but that still keeps totals under 58,000.

As of Tuesday, there are 837 new cases from yesterday, bringing the state total to 57,991. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania confirm at least one case of COVID-19.

Currently, 237,989 people have tested negative.

There are 3,806 COVID-19 related deaths.

There are 491 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our Central Pennsylvania region, 12 more than yesterday.

You can find the county by county breakdown below. Bedford, Cambria, Elk and Somerset all have one COVID-19 related death. Centre County has two COVID-19 related deaths.

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; 
  • Nearly 37% are aged 25-49; 
  • 26% are aged 50-64; and
  • 28% 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.

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