State Health Dept. Announces 2,840 New Coronavirus Cases, 43 Additional Deaths – CBS Pittsburgh

Edited by: KDKA-TV News Staff

HARRISBURG (KDKA) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 2,840 new cases of Coronavirus and 43 new deaths.

The total number of cases across the state since the start of the pandemic has risen to 964,296 from Friday’s report, according to state data.

There are 1,463 people across the state hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those hospitalized, 313 patients are in intensive care.

Governor Tom Wolf recently eased collection limits and lifted out-of-state travel restrictions.

The statewide death toll rose to 24,573.

There are 3,989,292 individuals across the state who have tested negative for the virus to date.

Numbers from the state Department of Health show that there have been 68,470 cases of COVID-19 among residents in nursing and personal care homes across Pennsylvania. Among the employees, there were 13,835 diagnosed cases. This causes the total number of cases in nursing and personal care homes to be 82,305. Of the total deaths, 12,762 occurred in residents of personal care or assistance facilities.

Residents and staff of long-term care facilities in Pa. They have started receiving COVID-19 vaccinations.

About 25,686 of the total cases in the state are among state health workers.

Currently, all 67 counties are in the green phase of reopening. However, there are restrictions on bars, restaurants and large gatherings.

If you have any doubts about the virus, you can check the COVID-19 advance status monitoring system dashboard.

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