The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed an additional 2,202 coronavirus cases in the state Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 202,876 throughout all 67 counties.
Seventy-seven percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered.
State health officials reported 44 more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 8,762.
There have been 9,259 confirmed cases in our viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 97 total deaths.
One-hundred eighty-five new cases were reported in our viewing area.
Centre reported an additional 46 cases, Huntingdon reported 36 new cases, Blair reported 31, Cambria reported 28, Somerset reported 14, Clearfield reported 11, Jefferson reported 10, Bedford reported 6 and Elk reported 3 new cases.
Six more deaths were also reported in our viewing area.
Blair and Cambria each reported 2 additional deaths, while Bedford and Huntingdon each reported 1 more death.
According to the Department of Health, 2,282,828 patients have tested negative for the virus.
The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between October 22 and October 28 is 248,480 with 14,377 positive cases. There were 34,402 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., October 28.