By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 4,628 new cases of Coronavirus and 219 additional deaths.READ MORE: UPMC: Health Information Of Some St. Margaret Patients Inappropriately Disclosed
The statewide total number of cases has risen to 812,495 since Monday’s report, according to the state’s data.
There are currently 3,887 people across the state hospitalized with COVID-19 infections. Of those hospitalized, 770 patients are in the ICU. Compared to a month ago, there were about 6,000 people hospitalized, with around 1,200 in the ICU.
The statewide percent positivity for the week of Jan. 15-21 stood at 10.5%.
The statewide death toll has risen to 20,883 deaths.
There are 3,579,851 residents across the state who have tested negative for the virus to date.
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• 4,628 additional positive cases of COVID-19
• 812,495 total cases statewide
• 20,883 deaths statewide
• 3,579,851 patients tested negative to date
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— PA Department of Health (@PAHealthDept) January 26, 2021
The state Health Department numbers show there have been 61,888 cases of COVID-19 among residents in nursing and personal care homes across Pennsylvania. Among employees, there have been 11,663 diagnosed cases. This brings the total number of cases at long-term care facilities to 73,551. Out of total deaths, 10,266 have occurred in residents at nursing or personal care facilities.
Residents and staff at long-term care facilities in Pa. have started to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.
Approximately 22,349 of the total cases are among state 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: State Police Give 10 Warnings To Pittsburgh Businesses Over COVID-19 Orders
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