By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — An import of data from the state’s system has pushed Allegheny County’s COVID-19 death toll over 2,000.READ MORE: Suspects Accused Of Stealing No Parking Signs And Ripping Down Flags Expected To Turn Themselves In
The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting 147 new Coronavirus cases and seven additional deaths over the past 48 hours.
Of the newly reported cases, the Health Department says 100 are confirmed and 47 are probable cases.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Ready For Booster Shots Once Feds Give OK, Acting Health Secretary Says
Six of the seven new deaths come from a data dump from the state’s system. Two deaths were from September, one was from November, two were from December, one was from June and one was from this month. All seven people were in the 65+ age group and four were associated with long-term care.
There have been 7,322 total hospitalizations and 102,811 total coronavirus cases in Allegheny County since the pandemic started.
The county-wide death toll stands at 2,005.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Partners With Kiwibot To Launch Robot Delivery System
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