Monday, July 13, 2020

Dept. Of Health Reported 7 Additional Deaths Due To COVID-19; Live Briefing 2:30

On July 13, the Department of Health reported 7 additional deaths as a result of COVID-19 bringing the total number of deaths to 6,911.
As of 12:00 a.m. July 13, there were 328 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 95,742 in all 67 counties.

County-specific information and a statewide map are available.

There are 835,732 patients who have tested negative to date.  Approximately 7,158 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

-- 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 18,279 resident cases of COVID-19, and  3,481 cases among employees, for a total of 21,760 at 750 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.

Live Briefing 2:30

MONDAY Live Briefing: Secretary of Health provides COVID-19 Update at 2:30 p.m.  Watch Live: or  or

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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 13, 2020]

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