Around half of patients have recovered from the virus.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (KDKA) — Penn State reported 458 new coronavirus cases at its main campus in State College on Friday, according to the Centre Daily Times.

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This brings the total to more than 21,000 people affected by the virus on campus. Around half of patients have recovered and are not considered to be active cases.

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Because of the rapid increase in cases, a new report from the White House puts Centre County in the “red zone.” That means there are 100 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents.

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