HARRISBURG – There are over 1,300 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, including two new cases in Clearfield County.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed that as of 12 a.m., there are 1,323 new coronavirus cases, bringing the statewide total to 54,238. The death toll is now 3,616.
DOH data shows that Clearfield County currently has 24 confirmed cases while 556 patients have tested negative for the virus.
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.
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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 216,231 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 10,919 resident cases of COVID-19 and 1,542 cases among employees for a total of 12,461 at 522 distinct facilities in 44 counties.
Out of the total deaths, state health officials say that 2,458 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities. A county breakdown can be found here.
It was also noted that approximately 3,553 of Pennsylvania’s total cases are in health care workers.
Clearfield County, along with 23 other “yellow-phase” counties, began to partially reopen Friday. Red counties remain under the governor’s stay-at-home order until June 4.