Pennsylvania Coronavirus cases break 1,000

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed that there are 276 additional positive cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday afternoon.

This brings the statewide total to 1,127 in 44 counties. The department also reported four new deaths, bringing the statewide death total to 11.

There are currently eight in Centre County, two in Clearfield County, two in Somerset and Cambria counties, a total of 12 in WTAJ’s 10-county viewing area.

“Our notable increase in cases over the past few days indicate we need everyone to take COVID-19 seriously. Pennsylvanians have a very important job right now: stay calm, stay home and stay safe. We have seen case counts continue to increase and the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is to stay home.”

Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine

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