Friday, April 24, 2020

Dept. Of Health Reports Total Of 1,492 COVID-19 Deaths In PA, Up From 1,394 Yesterday; Live Update 2:00

On April 24, the Department of Health reported there were 1,492 confirmed deaths in Pennsylvanian from COVID-19, up from 1,394 reported Thursday.
As of 12:00 a.m. April 24, there were 1,599 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 38,652 in all 67 counties.
There are 147,491 patients who have tested negative to date. Of the patients who have tested positive to date the age breakdown is as follows:
-- Nearly 1 percent are aged 0-4;
-- Nearly 1 percent are aged 5-12;
-- 1 percent are aged 13-18;
-- Nearly 6 percent percent are aged 19-24;
-- 38 percent are aged 25-49;
-- Nearly 28 percent are aged 50-64; and
-- 25 percent are aged 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 6,153 resident cases of COVID-19, and  726  cases among employees, for a total of 6,879 at 418 distinct facilities in 40 counties. Out of our total deaths, 903 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.  Click Here for a county breakdown.
Live Update
Friday Live Briefing: Gov. Wolf, Secretary Of Health Provide Coronavirus Update at 2:00.  Watch Live: or  or
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: April 24, 2020]

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