The number of new cases in Allegheny County increased by 180 cases overnight. Philadelphia County increased by 182 cases overnight.
About 175 of the total cases reported today did not occur within the past 24 hours but are the result of an influx of private lab results.
There are 804,764 patients who have tested negative to date. Approximately 7,032 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;
-- 37 percent are aged 25-49;
-- Nearly 24 percent are aged 50-64; and
-- 26 percent are aged 65 or older.
The following regions have seen significant increases among 19 to 24-year-olds in each month from April to July:
-- Southwest – About 5 percent of cases in April to nearly 27 percent of cases so far in July;
-- Southeast – Nearly 5 percent of cases in April to nearly 16 percent of cases so far in July;
-- Northeast – Nearly 6 percent of cases in April to over 16 percent of cases so far in July;
-- Northwest – Nearly 7 percent of cases in April to over 13 percent of cases so far in July; and
-- Northcentral – Nearly 8 percent of cases in April to nearly 11 percent of cases so far in July.
-- Southcentral – About 7 percent of cases in April to nearly 13 percent of cases so far in July.
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 18,164 resident cases of COVID-19, and 3,428 cases among employees, for a total of 21,592 at 737 distinct facilities in 55 counties. Out of our total deaths, 4,699 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities. Click Here for a county breakdown.
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[Posted: July 10, 2020]