Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Dept. Of Health Reports Total Of 2,195 COVID-19 Deaths In PA, Up From 1,716 Yesterday; Special Live Update On Food Security 3:00

On April 29, the Department of Health reported there are a total of 2,195 confirmed deaths in Pennsylvanian from COVID-19, up from 1,716 reported Tuesday.
As of 12:00 a.m. April 29, there were 1,102 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 44,366 in all 67 counties.
There are 170,518 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 7,698 resident cases of COVID-19, and  975 cases among employees, for a total of 8,673 at 461 distinct facilities in 42 counties. Out of our total deaths, 1,428 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.  Click Here for a county breakdown.
Special Live Briefing
TODAY Special Live Briefing: Gov. Wolf, Secretary Of Agriculture on food security issues at 3:00.  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 28, 2020]

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