Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Dept. Of Health Reported 26 Additional Deaths Due To COVID-19; 994 New Cases

On July 15, the Department of Health reported 26 additional deaths as a result of COVID-19 bringing the total number of deaths to 6,957.
As of 12:00 a.m. July 15, there were 994 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 97,665 in all 67 counties.

County-specific information and a statewide map are available.

There are 870,984  patients who have tested negative to date.  Approximately 7,284 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 18,384 resident cases of COVID-19, and  3,517 cases among employees, for a total of 21,901 at 763 distinct facilities in 57 counties. Out of our total deaths, 4,767  have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.  Click Here for a county breakdown.

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[Posted: July 15, 2020]

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