Saturday, March 28, 2020

State Reports 12 New Deaths From COVID-19; Expands Stay At Home Orders To Beaver, Centre, Washington Counties

Gov. Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine have expanded their stay at home order to now cover Beaver, Centre and Washington counties.
The order now includes these 22 counties: Allegheny, Beaver, Berks, Bucks, Butler, Centre, Chester, Delaware, Erie, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, Pike, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland and York counties. 
12 More Deaths
The Department of Health reported 12 more deaths caused by COVID-19 bringing the statewide total to 34.
As of 12:00 a.m. March 28, there are 533 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 2,751 in 56 counties.
There are 25,254 patients who have tested negative to date. Of the patients who have tested positive to date the age breakdown is as follows:
-- Less than 1 percent are aged 0-4;
-- Less than 1 percent are aged 5-12;
-- 1 percent are aged 13-18;
-- Nearly 11 percent are aged 19-24;
-- 39 percent are aged 25-49;
-- Nearly 28 percent are aged 50-64; and
-- 19 percent are aged 65 or older.
Most of the patients hospitalized are aged 25-49, 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.
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: March 28, 2020]

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