By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 2,900 new cases of Coronavirus and 47 additional deaths.READ MORE: Upper St. Clair Family Starts Non-Profit Organization To Honor Son Who Died Of Kidney Disease
According to the Health Department, this is the highest daily increase of cases to date.
The statewide total number of cases has risen to 220,566 since Wednesday’s report, according to the state’s data.
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 number of tests administered within the last seven days, between Oct. 29 and Nov. 4, is 288,689 with 16,992 positive cases, says the Health Department. There were 43,941 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m. Wednesday.
The statewide death toll has risen to 8,937.
There are 2,391,336 patients across the state who have tested negative for the virus to date.
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• Approximately 1% are ages 0-4;
• Approximately 2% are ages 5-12;
• Approximately 5% are ages 13-18;
• Nearly 14% are ages 19-24;
• Approximately 36% are ages 25-49;
• Approximately 21% are ages 50-64; and
• Nearly 21% are ages 65 or older.
#COVID19 Update (as of 11/5/20 at 12:00 am):
• 2,900 additional positive cases of COVID-19
• 220,566 total cases statewide
• 8,937 deaths statewide
• 2,391,336 patients tested negative to date
More information: https://t.co/7pzosEXhEX
— PA Department of Health (@PAHealthDept) November 5, 2020
The state Health Department numbers show there are 26,902 resident cases of COVID-19 in nursing and personal care homes across Pennsylvania. Among employees, there are 5,785 diagnosed cases. That brings the entire total to 32,687 cases. Out of the total deaths across Pennsylvania, state officials say 5,860 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.
Approximately 12,747 of the state’s total cases are in healthcare workers.
Currently, all 67 counties are in the green phase of reopening. However, restrictions are in place for bars, restaurants and large gatherings.
If you have concerns about the virus, you can check out the state’s COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Public Schools Leaders Discuss Ways To Spend Federal Funding Through American Rescue Plan
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