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

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) β€” The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting 1,074 new Coronavirus cases and 13 new deaths.

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Of the newly reported cases, 761 are confirmed from 2,313 PCR tests. There are 313 probable cases.

β€œNew cases range in age from 1 week to 100 years with a median age of 46 years,” the Health Department says. The dates of positive tests range from December 4 to December 15. Twenty-nine of those tests are more than a week old.

Of the 13 new deaths, five people were in their 70s, four in their 80s, three in their 90s, and one person was
more than 100-years-old.

Seven of those deaths have been associated with long-term care facilities.

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The age breakdown of the new cases are as follows:

  • 00-04: 4
  • 05-12: 31
  • 13-18: 48
  • 19-24: 90
  • 25-49: 402
  • 50-64: 277
  • 65+: 222

The newly reported cases were among 579 females and 495 males.

There have been 2,669 hospitalizations in Allegheny County since the outbreak began.

The county-wide death toll has risen to 688.

There have been 43,007 total coronavirus cases among Allegheny County residents since the pandemic started.

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