Allegheny County Reports Over 200 New COVID-19 Cases For Second Day In A Row

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PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – For the second day in a row, the daily number of COVID-19 cases in Allegheny County is over 200 along with an increase in deaths and hospitalizations

On Tuesday, 204 new cases have been reported for a total of 3,979 since the first case was reported on March 14.

The ages of the new cases range from 1 month old to 98 with 30 being the median age.

The 6 additional deaths being reported come from Pennsylvania’ Electronic Data Reporting Systems and include those who have died between April 5 – June 13.

All of those who have died were 65 or older.

Seven new hospitalizations are also being reported bringing the total past or present to 434.

26 have been hospitalized in the past six days.

“Wearing masks, washing your hands and maintaining physical distance from others is absolutely essential to keep our community safe – now more than ever,” the Allegheny County Health Department said in a statement. “Please limit travel and errands to only those that are necessary and take the appropriate steps to protect those around you. Your vigilance can allow us to keep our businesses open and continue to support the economy.”

The Allegheny County Health Department has a digital map that can be used to follow the positive cases and their locations and densities across the county.

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