Thursday, July 16, 2020

Dept. Of Health Reported 16 Additional Deaths Due To COVID-19; Live Event 2:00

On July 16, the Department of Health reported 16 additional deaths as a result of COVID-19 bringing the total number of deaths to 6,973.
As of 12:00 a.m. July 16, there were 781 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 98,446 in all 67 counties.

County-specific information and a statewide map are available.

There are 885,195 patients who have tested negative to date.  Approximately 7,337 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:

-- 1 percent are aged 0-4;

-- 1 percent are aged 5-12;

-- Nearly 3 percent are aged 13-18;

-- 8 percent are aged 19-24;

-- 37 percent are aged 25-49;

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

-- Nearly 26 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 18,430 resident cases of COVID-19, and  3,534 cases among employees, for a total of 21,964 at 767 distinct facilities in 58 counties. Out of our total deaths, 4,777  have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.  Click Here for a county breakdown.

Live Event

TODAY 2:00 p.m. Gov. Wolf to announce support for front line workers during COVID-19 pandemic at Giant Foods, Harrisburg.  Watch Live:: or .

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 16, 2020]

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