HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed that as of 12 a.m., Nov. 25, there were 6,759 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state-wide total to 327,829.
According to the department’s Web site, Clearfield County has had 1,368 total cases since March and 10 deaths while 11,935 patients have tested negative for the virus. Of those cases, 1,088 are confirmed and 280 are probable.
There are 3,897 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 in Pennsylvania, state health officials say. Of that number, 826 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.
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.
The number of tests administered within the last seven days, between Nov. 18 and Nov. 24, is 405,184 with 45,557 positive cases. There were 56,197 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., Nov. 24.
As of 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 24, there were 144 new deaths reported for a total of 10,095 deaths attributed to COVID-19. County-specific information and a state-wide map are available on the COVID-19 Data Dashboard.
There are 14,361 individuals who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases and 643 individuals who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk exposure.
There are 2,743,221 individuals who have tested negative state-wide to date. Of those who have tested positive, the age breakdown is as follows:
- Approximately 1 percent are ages 0-4;
- Nearly 3 percent are ages 5-12;
- Nearly 6 percent are ages 13-18;
- Nearly 13 percent are ages 19-24;
- Nearly 37 percent are ages 25-49;
- Approximately 21 percent are ages 50-64; and
- Nearly 20 percent are ages 65 or older.
In nursing and personal care homes, there are 32,915 resident cases of COVID-19, and 6,466 cases among employees, for a total of 39,381 at 1,232 distinct facilities in 64 counties.
Out of the total deaths, 6,430 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities. A county breakdown can be found here.
It was also noted that approximately 14,198 of Pennsylvania’s total cases are among health care workers.
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.