Harrisburg, PA –
On November 18, 2020, the Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed 6,339 new, positive cases of COVID-19. 6,339 cases set another new record high for confirmed cases during the pandemic.
Currently, there are 2,737 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19; 579 of these patients are in the intensive care unit. While COVID-19 is not exclusive to older patients, the Department of Health does note that most hospitalized patients are ages 65 or older.
As of Wednesday morning, an additional 110 deaths were reported, bringing the statewide total to 9,465 deaths. Again, while not exclusive to older patients, the most of the states COVID-19 deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older.
More complete, detailed information can be found by looking at the COVID-19 Data Dashboard. which can be found on the PA Department of Health’s website.