PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting a jump to 61 new Coronavirus cases Friday, and two additional deaths.
That’s the most cases in two months.
The county-wide total now stands at 2,382 since March 14. This includes 2,239 confirmed cases and 143 probable cases.
Officials report that 379 patients have been or are presently hospitalized among all cases, with one more patient hospitalized since Thursday’s report. Of the hospitalized patients, 148 of them have needed care in the ICU, and 73 of them have required treatment with a ventilator.
The death toll stands at 186, with 174 confirmed deaths and 12 that are probable. A probable death is when a person had not had a positive test for COVID-19.
Deaths have been in individuals ranging in age from 23-103. The youngest patients being 23 and 42 years of age. The median age of those who have died is 84.
This is the COVID-19 Daily Update for June 26, 2020.
Today’s report of 2,382 cases reflects an increase of 61 cases. It also includes 379 past or present hospitalizations (+1) and 186 deaths (+2).
— Allegheny County Health Department (@HealthAllegheny) June 26, 2020
The Health Department says 53% of all Coronavirus patients are female, and 47% of them are male.
The highest number of cases remains in the 25-49 age bracket with 35%. The 65 and older age group has the second highest number of cases at 28%, and the 50-64 age group is third at 25%.
Here is the age breakdown:
- 00-04 – 20 (1%)
- 05-12 – 28 (1%)
- 13-18 – 42 (2%)
- 19-24 – 206 (9%)
- 25-49 – 832 (35%)
- 50-64 – 586 (25%)
- 65 + — 668 (28%)
Health officials say 51,386 individuals have been tested for COVID-19 across the county.
More information on the Coronavirus pandemic:
- 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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