The number of new cases in Allegheny County increased by 158 cases overnight. Philadelphia County increased by 161 cases overnight.
There are 787,156 patients who have tested negative to date. Approximately 6,964 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
-- Nearly 27 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 – Approximately 5 percent of cases in April to nearly 28 percent of cases so far in July;
-- Southeast – Nearly 5 percent of cases in April to nearly 17 percent of cases so far in July;
-- Northeast – Nearly 6 percent of cases in April to nearly 16 percent of cases so far in July;
-- Northwest – Nearly 7 percent of cases in April to nearly 15 percent of cases so far in July; and
-- Northcentral – Nearly 8 percent of cases in April to over 12 percent of cases so far in July.
--Southcentral – Approximately 7 percent of cases in April to over 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 18,092 resident cases of COVID-19, and 3,396 cases among employees, for a total of 21,488 at 732 distinct facilities in 55 counties. Out of our total deaths, 4,667 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities. Click Here for a county breakdown.
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[Posted: July 9, 2020]