Sunday, May 31, 2020

Gov. Wolf Holds Live Press Conference TODAY On Protests, State Response 1:30

TODAY at 1:30: Gov. Tom Wolf will address protests over the weekend to condemn racism, oppression and injustice and the state's response to violence and looting following those protests.  Watch Live: or

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Dept. Of Health Reports 18 Additional Deaths From COVID-19 In PA

On May 31, the Department of Health reported 18 more people have died in Pennsylvania from COVID-19 for a total of 5,555 confirmed deaths.
As of 12:00 a.m. May 31, there were 511 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 71,926 in all 67 counties.
There are 383,111 patients who have tested negative to date.  Approximately 5,455 of Pennsylvania’s total positive cases are in health care workers.
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;
-- Nearly 2 percent are aged 13-18;
-- 6 percent percent are aged 19-24;
-- Nearly 37 percent are aged 25-49;
-- 25 percent are aged 50-64; and
-- 28 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 15,486 resident cases of COVID-19, and  2,659 cases among employees, for a total of 18,145 at 609 distinct facilities in 44 counties. Out of our total deaths, 3,540 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.  Click Here for a county breakdown.
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.
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