Sunday, July 19, 2020

Dept. Of Health Reported 8 Additional Deaths Due To COVID-19; 786 New Cases

On July 19, the Department of Health reported 8 additional deaths as a result of COVID-19 bringing the total number of deaths to 7,015.
As of 12:00 a.m. July 19, there were 786 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 101,027 in all 67 counties.

County-specific information and a statewide map are available.

There are 926,352  patients who have tested negative to date.  Approximately 7,507 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 ages 0-4;

-- 1 percent are ages 5-12;

-- Nearly 3 percent are ages 13-18;

-- 8 percent are ages 19-24;

-- Nearly 38 percent are ages 25-49;

-- 23 percent are ages 50-64; and

-- Nearly 25 percent are ages 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 18,638 resident cases of COVID-19, and  3,599 cases among employees, for a total of 22,237 at 788 distinct facilities in 59 counties. Out of our total deaths, 4,803  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

-- State Agency Coronavirus Guidance

-- Attorney General - Coronavirus Price Gouging Updates 

-- Workers Can Report Businesses Not Following Protective Guidance Here

[Posted: July 19, 2020]

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