Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Dept. Of Health Reports 54 Additional Deaths From COVID-19 In PA; Live Briefing 3:00 On Fall COVID-19 Plans

On June 24, the Department of Health reported 54 more people have died in Pennsylvania from COVID-19 for a total of 6,515 confirmed deaths.
As of 12:00 a.m. June 24, there were 495 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 83,191 in all 67 counties.

County-specific information and a statewide map are available.

There are 608,217 patients who have tested negative to date.  Approximately 6,303 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 17,394 resident cases of COVID-19, and  3,103 cases among employees, for a total of 20,497 at 671 distinct facilities in 49 counties. Out of our total deaths, 4,467 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.  Click Here for a county breakdown.

Live Briefing

TODAY, 3:00 p.m. Gov. Wolf, Secretary Of Health Visit Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center To Discuss Fall Preparations For A Possible Resurgence Of COVID-19:  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.


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Helpful Links:

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

State Agency Coronavirus Guidance

Attorney General - Coronavirus Price Gouging Updates 

Workers Can Report Businesses Not Following Protective Guidance Here

[Posted: June 24, 2020]

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