Monday, April 27, 2020

Dept. Of Health Reports Total Of 1,597 COVID-19 Deaths In PA, Up From 1,550 Yesterday; Live Update 2:00

On April 27, the Department of Health reported there are a total of 1,597 confirmed deaths in Pennsylvanian from COVID-19, up from 1,550 reported Sunday.
As of 12:00 a.m. April 27, there were 885 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 42,050 in all 67 counties.
There are 161,372 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
-- Nearly 26 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 7,037 resident cases of COVID-19, and  862 cases among employees, for a total of 7,899 at 441 distinct facilities in 40 counties. Out of our total deaths, 990 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.  Click Here for a county breakdown.
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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 27, 2020]

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