HARRISBURG – The number of positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases has risen to more than 50,000 throughout all 67 counties in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed that as of 12 a.m., there are 825 new coronavirus cases, bringing the statewide total to 50,092. The death toll is now 2,458.
All people are either in isolation at home or being treated at the hospital, state health officials say. County-specific information and a statewide map are available here.
County Case Counts to Date
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“As we prepare to move a number of counties from red to yellow, we need all Pennsylvanians to continue to follow the social distancing and mitigation efforts in place,” Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said.
“We must continue to protect our most vulnerable Pennsylvanians, which includes our seniors, those with underlying health issues, our healthcare workers and our first responders.
“I am proud of the work that Pennsylvanians have done so far, but we cannot stop now, we must continue to take the necessary steps to protect ourselves from COVID-19.”
DOH data shows there are 195,498 patients who have tested negative state-wide to date. Of the patients who have tested positive, the age breakdown is as follows:
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State health officials say that most of the hospitalized patients are aged 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older.
It was noted that there have been no pediatric deaths to date. More Pennsylvania COVID-19 data is available here.
DOH data shows that in nursing and personal care homes, there are 9,345 resident cases of COVID-19 and 1,224 cases among employees for a total of 10,569 at 494 distinct facilities in 44 counties.
Out of total deaths, state health officials say that 1,646 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities. A county breakdown can be found here.
It was also noted that approximately 3,084 of Pennsylvania’s total cases are in health care workers.
All non-life-sustaining businesses are ordered to be closed and schools are closed statewide through the remainder of the academic year.
Currently the entire state is under a stay-at-home order.