HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed that as of 12 a.m., Sept. 11, there are 1,008 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state-wide total to 142,885.
According to the department’s Web site, Clearfield County has had 270 total cases while 6,234 patients have tested negative for the virus. Of those cases, 218 are confirmed and 52 are probable.
The number of tests administered within the last seven days, between Sept. 4 and Sept. 10, is 151,264 with 5,106 positive cases.
There were 30,855 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., Sept. 10, the most test results reported in one day to date. These results represent the total number of tests administered.
There are 7,837 total Pennsylvania deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 17 new deaths. County-specific information and a state-wide map are available on the COVID-19 Data Dashboard.
Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine reminds that mask-wearing is required in all businesses and whenever leaving home, and consistent mask-wearing is critical to preventing the spread of COVID-19.
There are 110 Pennsylvania cases that have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases and 646 patients who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk exposure.
There are 1,652,028 patients who have tested negative state-wide to date. Of the patients who have tested positive to date, the age breakdown is as follows:
- Approximately 1 percent are ages 0-4;
- Nearly 2 percent are ages 5-12;
- Approximately 4 percent are ages 13-18;
- Nearly 12 percent are ages 19-24;
- Nearly 37 percent are ages 25-49;
- Approximately 22 percent are ages 50-64; and
- Nearly 23 percent are ages 65 or older.
Most of the patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older. More data is available here.
In nursing and personal care homes, there are 21,759 resident cases of COVID-19, and 4,727 cases among employees, for a total of 26,486 at 947 distinct facilities in 61 counties.
Out of our total deaths, 5,290 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities. A county breakdown can be found here.
It was also noted that approximately 10,009 of Pennsylvania’s total cases are among health care workers.
For the latest information for individuals, families, businesses and schools, visit “Responding to COVID-19” on pa.gov. Currently, all 67 counties are in the green phase of reopening.