The Allegheny Co. Health Dept issues a COVID-19 update at 11 a.m.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting 508 new Coronavirus cases and 10 additional deaths.

Of today’s newly reported cases, 449 are confirmed from 1,270 PCR tests. There are 59 probable cases.

“New cases range in age from 3 months to 100 years with a median age of 47 years,” the Health Department says. The dates of positive tests range from Nov. 14 to Dec. 1. Health officials say 14 positive tests are more than a week old.

There have been 2,115 hospitalizations in Allegheny County since the outbreak began. Of all the hospitalized patients, 492 of them have needed care in the ICU, and 176 of them have required treatment with a ventilator.

The countywide death toll as risen to 524.

The newly-recorded dates of death range from Nov. 18-30. The patients include one patient in their 60s, one in their 70s, five patients in their 80s, two in their 90s and one patient who was over 100 years of age.

There have been 29,515 total coronavirus cases among Allegheny County residents since the pandemic started.

Health officials say 277,292 individuals have been tested for COVID-19 across the county.

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