Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Dept. Of Health Reports 133 Cases Of Coronavirus In PA; Next Live Update At 2:00 p.m.

On March 18, the Department of Health confirmed as of 12:00 AM, March 18, that there are 37 additional positive cases of COVID-19 reported, bringing the statewide total to 133. County-specific information and a statewide map are available here. All people are either in isolation at home or being treated at the hospital.
“Our reporting has shifted to a daily update at noon based on results reported to the department by 12:00 AM, as the volume of test results continue to increase,” Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said. “Pennsylvanians have a very important job right now: stay calm; stay home and stay safe. We have seen case counts continue to increase and the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is stay home.”
Statewide, there are 133 cases of COVID-19 reported from commercial, hospital and state labs. There are 1,187 patients who have tested negative. With commercial labs being the primary testing option for most Pennsylvanians, data is not available on the total number of tests pending.
Live Update 2:00 p.m.
The Department of Health will hold a live update on coronavirus at 2:00 p.m. [as of now].  Click Here to watch live: 
For the latest information on the coronavirus and precautions to take in Pennsylvania, visit the Department of Health’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage, Follow them on Twitter, or Like them on Facebook.

No comments:

Post a Comment