Friday, June 26, 2020

Dept. Of Health Reports 22 Additional Deaths From COVID-19 In PA; Lebanon County Moves To Green July 3

On June 26, the Department of Health reported 22 more people have died in Pennsylvania from COVID-19 for a total of 6,579 confirmed deaths.
As of 12:00 a.m. June 26, there were 600 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 84,370 in all 67 counties.
Gov. Wolf also announced Lebanon County will move to the Green Phase of reopening on July 3 putting all counties in Pennsylvania in that category.  Read more here.

County-specific information and a statewide map are available.

There are 634,711 patients who have tested negative to date.  Approximately 6,395 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;

-- 1 percent are aged 5-12;

-- 2 percent are aged 13-18;

-- Nearly 7 percent are aged 19-24;

-- Nearly 37 percent are aged 25-49;

-- Nearly 25 percent are aged 50-64; and

-- Nearly 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 17,527 resident cases of COVID-19, and  3,162 cases among employees, for a total of 20,689 at 678 distinct facilities in 51 counties. Out of our total deaths, 4,518 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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Helpful Links:

Responding To COVID-19 In Pennsylvania - General Resource Page All Topics

Attorney General - Coronavirus Price Gouging Updates 

Workers Can Report Businesses Not Following Protective Guidance Here

[Posted: June 26, 2020]

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