By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting 850 new Coronavirus cases and 55 new deaths.READ MORE: Police Arrest Suspect Following Home Invasion In Fineview
Of the newly reported cases, 606 are confirmed from 1,933 PCR tests. There are 244 probable cases.
“New cases range in age from 11-months-old to 97 years with a median age of 45 years,” the Health Department says. The dates of positive tests range from November 18 to December 16. Ten of those tests are more than a week old.
Of the newly reported deaths, the dates ranged from November 24 to December 15. One person was in their 50s, four were in their 60s, 13 were in their 70s, 22 were in their 80s, 12 were in their 90s, and three people were over 100-years-old.
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The age group of the new cases are as follows:
- 00-04: 7
- 05-12: 40
- 13-18: 46
- 19-24: 78
- 25-49: 338
- 50-64: 199
- 65+: 142
The newly reported cases included 441 females and 409 males.
There have been 2,709 hospitalizations in Allegheny County since the outbreak began.
The county-wide death toll has risen to 743.
There have been 43,857 total coronavirus cases among Allegheny County residents since the pandemic started.
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This is the COVID-19 Daily Update from the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) for December 17, 2020.
In the last 24 hours, 850 new cases were reported to the Health Department. Of these, 606 are confirmed cases from 1,933 new PCR tests. There are 244 probable cases. pic.twitter.com/ey1ooVd5O4
— Allegheny County Health Department (@HealthAllegheny) December 17, 2020
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