Friday, August 14, 2020

Dept. Of Health Reports 36 Additional Deaths Due To COVID-19; 829 New Cases

On August 14, the Department of Health reported 36 additional deaths as a result of COVID-19 bringing the total number of deaths to 7,445.
As of 12:00 a.m. August 14, there were 829 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 122,950 in all 67 counties.
Approximately 8,826 of Pennsylvania’s total positive cases are in health care workers.
Of the patients who have tested positive to date the age breakdown is as follows:
-- 1 percent are ages 0-4;
-- 1 percent are ages 5-12;
-- Nearly 4 percent are ages 13-18;
-- Nearly 10 percent are ages 19-24;
-- Nearly 38 percent are ages 25-49;
-- Nearly 23 percent are ages 50-64; and
-- Nearly 24 percent are ages 65 or older.
Most of the patients hospitalized are aged 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older. There have been no pediatric deaths to date. More data is available here.
In nursing and personal care homes, there are 20,285 resident cases of COVID-19, and  4,209 cases among employees, for a total of 24,494 at 890 distinct facilities in 61 counties. Out of our total deaths, 5,056 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.  Click Here for a county breakdown.
For the latest information on the coronavirus and precautions to take in Pennsylvania, visit the Department of Health’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage, Follow them on Twitter, or Like them on Facebook.
Helpful Links:
-- Responding To COVID-19 In Pennsylvania - General Resource Page All Topics
-- Attorney General - Coronavirus Price Gouging Updates 
[Posted: August 14, 2020]

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