PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting 27 new Coronavirus cases Tuesday and one new death.
That is the highest one-day case total in Allegheny County since May 30 when there were also 27 cases.READ MORE: North Fayette Township Rallies Together To Support 4-Year-Old Zoey Bair's Battle With Anaplastic Ependymoma
The number of cases county-wide now totals 2,113 since March 14. This includes 1,979 confirmed cases and 134 probable cases.
Officials report that 357 patients have been or are presently hospitalized among all cases, which remains steady from Monday’s report. Of the hospitalized patients, 143 of them have needed care in the ICU, and 70 of them have required treatment with a ventilator.
The death toll now stands at 174, with 162 confirmed deaths and 12 that are probable. A probable death is when a person had not had a positive test for COVID-19.
All deaths have been in patients ages 42 to 103. The median age of deceased patients in the county is 84 years of age.
For information relative to number of cases by date the test was taken and deaths by date of death and municipality, visit the county’s dashboard at https://t.co/xgXnleyiAB.
— Allegheny County Health Department (@HealthAllegheny) June 16, 2020READ MORE: FEMA Program To Reimburse Families' Funeral Expenses For COVID-19 Related Deaths
We continue to extend our deepest sympathies to the families and friends of those who have lost loved ones, and our thoughts go out to all those who have been impacted by the virus.
— Allegheny County Health Department (@HealthAllegheny) June 16, 2020
The Health Department says 54% of all Coronavirus patients are female, and 46% of them are male.
The highest number of cases remains in the 25-49 age bracket with 34%. The 65 and older age group has the second highest number of cases at 31%, and the 50-64 age group is third at 26%.
Here is the age breakdown:
- 00-04 – 14 (1%)
- 05-12 – 22 (1%)
- 13-18 – 35 (2%)
- 19-24 – 136 (7%)
- 25-49 – 707 (34%)
- 50-64 – 549 (26%)
- 65 + — 650 (31%)
Health officials say, as of Monday, 42,740 individuals have been tested for COVID-19 across the county.
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- CDC Coronavirus Information
- CDC Global Map of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases
- Pennsylvania Department of Health Information
- Allegheny County Health Department Information
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