State Health Officials Say 6 People Have Died From The Virus


PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed 165 new positive cases of Coronavirus on Monday, as well as a total of six deaths.

Total cases of the virus statewide now stands at 644 cases.

All patients are either in isolation at home or being treated at the hospital.

State Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said: “Our notable increase in cases over the last few days and our first death in Pennsylvania 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.”

CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE:

Locally, in Allegheny County, there are eight new confirmed cases.

Statewide, the Pennsylvania Health Department says six people have died as a result of having Coronavirus. That’s up from two.

There is now a second death in Northampton County. Deaths are also now reported in Lackawanna, Monroe and Montgomery counties.

Allegheny County had its first death over the weekend, and the first death in the state was in Northampton County.

Here are the latest numbers from across the state:

  • Adams 6
  • Allegheny 48
  • Beaver 3
  • Berks 14
  • Bucks 43​
  • Butler ​5​
  • Cambria 1​ ​
  • Centre ​3
  • Chester 40​
  • Columbia ​1
  • Cumberland 12
  • Dauphin 1​
  • Delaware 54​
  • Erie 3​​
  • Fayette 1​
  • Franklin ​1
  • Lackawanna 7​
  • Lancaster 5
  • Lebanon ​3​
  • Lehigh 25
  • Luzerne 10​
  • Mercer 1
  • Monroe 43
  • Montgomery 129​
  • Montour ​1
  • Northampton 23
  • Philadelphia 128
  • Pike 3
  • Potter 1​
  • Schuylkill 3
  • Washington 7
  • Wayne 3​
  • Westmoreland 6​​
  • York 10

More information on the Coronavirus pandemic:

The Health Department says there are 6,595 patients who have tested negative.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.

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