Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Dept. Of Health Reports 13 Additional Deaths From COVID-19 In PA; Live Briefing 11:30

On May 26, the Department of Health reported 13 more people have died in Pennsylvania from COVID-19 for a total of 5,152 confirmed deaths.
As of 12:00 a.m. May 26, there were 451 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 68,637 in all 67 counties.
There are 339,835 patients who have tested negative to date.  Approximately 5,159 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;
-- Nearly 6 percent percent are aged 19-24;
-- Nearly 37 percent are aged 25-49;
-- 25 percent are aged 50-64; and
-- Nearly 29 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 14,857 resident cases of COVID-19, and  2,505 cases among employees, for a total of 17,362 at 594 distinct facilities in 44 counties. Out of our total deaths, 3,395 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.  Click Here for a county breakdown.
Live Briefing
TUESDAY Live Briefing: Gov. Wolf, Secretary of Health, Director of PEMA provide COVID-19 Update at11:30 a.m.  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: May 26, 2020]

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