HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 1,009 new cases of Coronavirus on Friday, in addition to 32 more deaths.
The statewide total number of cases has risen to 93,876 since Thursday’s report.
The Health Department says all 67 counties in Pennsylvania have had cases of COVID-19. Current patients are either in isolation at home or being treated at the hospital.
The statewide death toll has reached 6,880.
Most of the patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older.
There are 804,764 patients who have tested negative to date. Additionally, there are 635 probable or unconfirmed cases at this time.
#COVID19 Update (as of 7/10/20 at 12:00 am):
• 1,009 additional positive cases of COVID-19
• 93,876 total cases statewide
• 6,880 deaths statewide
• 804,764 patients tested negative to date
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— PA Department of Health (@PAHealthDept) July 10, 2020
State Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said in a news release, “As the entire state is now in the green phase, we must remain committed to protecting against COVID-19 by wearing a mask, practicing social distancing and avoiding large gatherings. Pennsylvania has been a model for the country on how to reopen effectively using a careful, measured approach. However, the virus has not gone away and we are seeing cases rise, especially in Southwest Pennsylvania.”
Across the state, 37% of the cases have been diagnosed in the 25-49 age group. That group continues to lead the age breakdown. The 65 or older age bracket has nearly 26% of the cases, and the 50-64 age group has about 24% of the cases.
Here is the full age breakdown from the state:
- Nearly 1% are ages 0-4;
- 1% are ages 5-12;
- Nearly 3% are ages 13-18;
- Nearly 8% are ages 19-24;
- 37% are ages 25-49;
- Nearly 24% are ages 50-64; and
- 26% are ages 65 or older.
The state health department numbers show there are 18,164 resident cases of COVID-19 in nursing and personal care homes across Pennsylvania. Among employees, there are 3,428 diagnosed cases. That brings the entire total to 21,592. Out of the total deaths across Pennsylvania, state officials say 4,699 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.
Approximately 7,032 of the state’s total cases are in health care workers.
Locally, Allegheny County health officials reported 180 new cases on Tuesday. The death toll stands at 197.
Currently, all 67 counties are in the green phase of reopening.
If you have concerns about the virus, you can check out the state’s COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard.
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