Under 500 new COVID-19 cases in PA, over 6K deaths

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed under 500 new cases of COVID-19 in the state bringing totals to over 76,000.

As of Monday, there are 493 new cases from yesterday, bringing the state total to 76,436. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania confirm at least one case of COVID-19.

Currently, 459,248 people have tested negative.

There are 6,014 COVID-19 related deaths.

Of the over 76,000 cases across the state, the PA Department of Health estimates that 71 percent of people have recovered from COVID-19.

There are 662 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our Central Pennsylvania region. That is five more than yesterday’s report.

You can find the county by county breakdown below.

Of Huntingdon County’s 236, the DOC is reporting 162 are prisoners at Huntingdon SCI with 3 inmate deaths.

Of the patients who have tested positive to date the age breakdown is as follows:

  • Nearly 1% are ages 0-4;
  • Nearly 1% are ages 5-12;
  • Nearly 2% are ages 13-18;
  • 6% are ages 19-24; 
  • Nearly 37% are ages 25-49; 
  • 25% are ages 50-64; and
  • 28% 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 16,167 resident cases of COVID-19, and 2,807 cases among employees, for a total of 18,974 at 615 distinct facilities in 45 counties. Out of our total deaths, 4,094 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.

Approximately 5,742 of our total cases are in health care workers.

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