Over 20 Have Lost Their Life To COVID-19 In Pittsburgh Region

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By NewsRadio 1020 KDKA

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Cases of coronavirus in Western PA continues to rise.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health released numbers on Monday that shows 1,579 new cases of COVID-19 in the commonwealth for a total of 14,559.

There are now cases in every county in Pennsylvania.

 A total of 240 have died across the commonwealth.

Locally, there are now:

689 cases with six deaths in Allegheny116 with nine deaths in Beaver107 with two deaths in Butler57 with zero deaths in Washington177 with zero deaths in Westmoreland18 with zero deaths in Armstrong29 with two deaths in Lawrence26 with zero deaths in Mercer21 with zero deaths in Indiana15 with zero deaths in Greene 32 with one death in FayetteSeven with zero deaths in Somerset Seven with one deaths in Cambria 

That is a total of 1,301 cases and 21 dead in the area, six more than Monday. 

Last Wednesday, Governor Tom Wolf put the entire state under a Stay-at-Home order.

All non-life essential businesses remain closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

 

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