There are 952,998 patients who have tested negative to date. Approximately 7,619 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 ages 0-4;
-- 1 percent are ages 5-12;
-- Nearly 3 percent are ages 13-18;
-- Nearly 9 percent are ages 19-24;
-- 37 percent are ages 25-49;
-- 23 percent are ages 50-64; and
-- 25 percent are ages 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 18,789 resident cases of COVID-19, and 3,647 cases among employees, for a total of 22,436 at 798 distinct facilities in 60 counties. Out of our total deaths, 4,809 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities. Click Here for a county breakdown.
TODAY Live Event 1:00: Gov. Wolf, Secretary of Health visit WellSpan York Hospital to discuss how masks protect Pennsylvanians from COVID-19 and the importance of wearing masks in public spaces. Watch Live:: https://www.governor.pa.gov/live/, facebook.com/governorwolf/ or pacast.com/live/doh
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[Posted: July 21, 2020]