Allegheny County Adds 90 COVID-19 Cases, 11 Hospitalized

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PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - The Allegheny County Health Department has announced 90 additional cases of coronavirus Friday out of 1,237 test results.

The new cases range in age from 1 to 96 years with the median age 43.

The date of the positive results range from July 31 to August 30 with 90 percent of the results from tests collected in the past week.

Of the new cases, 49 are confirmed and 41 are considered probable.

“The 41 probable cases are from a one-time surge due to information from probable cases identified and not yet having been entered into the state system (NEDSS),” the county said in a release.

In addition, 11 more people have been hospitalized and 5 additional deaths are being reported.

The deaths occurred between July 31 and August 12. Two of the victims were in their 70s and three were in their 80s. Three of the deaths are linked to long-term care facilities.

Since the first COVID-19 cases was reported in Allegheny County on March 14, there have been 9,282 cases of coronavirus, 766 hospitalizations and 284 deaths.

Visit the county’s dashboard for more information.

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