HARRISBURG, Pa (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Pennsylvania added 776 COVID-19 cases, taking the statewide total to 146,990.
There were 28 new deaths related to COVID-19 throughout the state.
Of the new statewide cases, 73 of those come from Allegheny County.
“We know that congregation, especially in college and university settings, yields increased case counts. The mitigation efforts in place now are essential to flattening the curve and saving lives,” Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said. “Wearing a mask, practicing social distancing, and following the requirements set forth in the orders for bars and restaurants, gatherings, and telework will help keep our case counts low. Together, as Pennsylvanians, all of our efforts are designed to support our communities to ensure that cases of COVID-19 remain low.”
In Pennsylvania, 1,708,131 people have tested negative for COVID-19.
The majority of those hospitalized with the virus are ages 65 or older, as is the majority of those who have died from the virus.