Coronavirus Cases Climb To Over 35k In PA, 1,622 Have Died

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By NewsRadio 1020 KDKA

HARRISBURG, PA (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – An additional 1,156 cases of COVID-19 brings Pennsylvania’s state total to over 35,600.

That brings the commonwealth’s total to 35,684 cases in all 67 counties.

Age Breakdown:

  • Nearly 1% are aged 0-4;
  • Nearly 1% are aged 5-12;
  • 1% are aged 13-18;
  • Nearly 6% are aged 19-24; 
  • Nearly 39% are aged 25-49; 
  • Nearly 28% are aged 50-64; and
  • 25% are aged 65 or older.

The PA Department of Health has also announced 58 new deaths across the commonwealth, 302 less than Tuesday, which brings the death toll to 1,622 among positive and probably cases.

“As we see the number of new COVID-19 cases continuously change across the state that does not mean we can stop practicing social distancing,” Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said. “We must continue to stay home to protect ourselves, our families and our community. If you must go out, please make as few trips as possible and wear a mask to protect not only yourself, but others. We need all Pennsylvanians to continue to heed these efforts to protect our vulnerable Pennsylvanians, our health care workers and frontline responders.”

There have been 136,272 people who have tested negative to date.

In nursing and personal care homes across there state there are 5,337 resident cases of COVID-19 with 617 cases among employees.

845 of the state’s 1,622 deaths have occurred in those in a nursing or personal care home.

You can visit the state’s COVID-19 website to see how many cases are in your county, and now you can see how many are infected in your area by zip code.