Monday, July 6, 2020

Dept. Of Health Reported 1 Additional Death From COVID-19 In PA

On July 6, the Department of Health reported 1 more person has died in Pennsylvania from COVID-19 for a total of 6,754 confirmed deaths.
As of 12:00 a.m. July 6, there were 450 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 90,304 in all 67 counties.

The number of new cases in Allegheny County increased by 218 overnight.

County-specific information and a statewide map are available.

There are 743,020 patients who have tested negative to date.  Approximately 6,824 of Pennsylvania’s total positive cases are in health care workers.

Of the patients who have tested positive to date the age breakdown is as follows:

-- Nearly 1 percent are aged 0-4;

-- 1 percent are aged 5-12;

-- Nearly 3 percent are aged 13-18;

-- Nearly 8 percent are aged 19-24;

-- Nearly 37 percent are aged 25-49;

-- Nearly 24 percent are aged 50-64; and

-- Nearly 27 percent are aged 65 or older.

Most of the patients hospitalized are aged 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older. There have been no pediatric deaths to date. More data is available here.

In nursing and personal care homes, there are 17,933 resident cases of COVID-19, and  3,351 cases among employees, for a total of 21,284 at 709 distinct facilities in 52 counties. Out of our total deaths, 4,593 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.  Click Here for a county breakdown.

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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Helpful Links:

Responding To COVID-19 In Pennsylvania - General Resource Page All Topics

Attorney General - Coronavirus Price Gouging Updates 

Workers Can Report Businesses Not Following Protective Guidance Here

[Posted: July 6, 2020]

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