PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – COVID-19 cases in Allegheny County continue to be relatively high with 246 new cases being reported on Wednesday.
Those cases from 2,944 test results. Tests were conducted between June 30 and July 14.
The cases range in age from 2 months old to 102 years old with 34 being the median age.
5,610 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was reported on March 14.
Five additional deaths are being reported along with one new hospitalization.
Over 200 people have now died in the county with the total number at 204 confirmed or probable cases.
478 people have been hospitalized.
While the number of cases reported Tuesday was much higher at 331, 186 of those cases were due to a delay in private lab test results that went back over a month. The 24-hour number for COVID-19 cases on Tuesday was 145.
The county reminds everyone to continue to wear a mask in public, frequently wash their hands and maintain social distancing.