Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Wolf Administration Announces First Death Related To COVID-19

On March 18, the Wolf Administration announced the state’s first COVID-19-related death, an adult from Northampton County. This individual was being treated at a hospital.
Statewide, there are 133 cases of COVID-19 reported from commercial, hospital and state labs. There are 1,187 patients who have tested negative. County-specific information and a statewide map are available here.
The Disease Control and Prevention Act protects the right to privacy and confidentiality of Pennsylvanians, so at this time, there is no additional information available about the patient.
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.
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[Posted: March 18, 2020]

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