Sunday, July 12, 2020

Dept. Of Health Reported 725 More Cases Of COVID-19

On July 12, the Department of Health reported as of 12:00 a.m. July 12, there were 725 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 95,414 in all 67 counties. [tentative due to system maintenance].
Read more here.
County-specific information and a statewide map are available.

There are 829,018 patients who have tested negative to date.  Approximately 7,132 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;

-- 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 18,258 resident cases of COVID-19, and  3,471 cases among employees, for a total of 21,729 at 748 distinct facilities in 57 counties. Out of our total deaths, 4,706 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.  Click Here for a county breakdown.

For the latest information on the coronavirus and precautions to take in Pennsylvania, visit the Department of Health’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage, Follow them on Twitter, or Like them on Facebook.


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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 12, 2020]

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