Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Dept. Of Health Reports Total Of 1,716 COVID-19 Deaths In PA, Up From 1,597 Yesterday; Live Update 2:00

On April 28, the Department of Health reported there are a total of 1,716  confirmed deaths in Pennsylvanian from COVID-19, up from 1,597 reported Sunday.
As of 12:00 a.m. April 28, there were 1,214 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 43,264 in all 67 counties.
There are 165,824 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;
-- 27 percent are aged 50-64; and
-- 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 7,360 resident cases of COVID-19, and  920 cases among employees, for a total of 8,280 at 452 distinct facilities in 41 counties. Out of our total deaths, 1,089 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.  Click Here for a county breakdown.
Live Briefing
TUESDAY Live Briefing: Secretary Of Health Provides Coronavirus Update at 2:00.  Watch Live:  https://www.governor.pa.gov/live/ or facebook.com/governorwolf/  or pacast.com/live/doh
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 28, 2020]

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