The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed an additional 3,384 coronavirus cases in the state Friday, bringing the statewide total to 223,950 throughout all 67 counties.
Seventy-four percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered.
State health officials reported 38 more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 8,975.
There have been 11,114 confirmed cases in our viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 116 total deaths.
Two-hundred seventy-two new cases were reported in our viewing area.
Centre reported an increase of 79 new cases, Cambria reported 46, Blair reported 38, Bedford reported 31, Huntingdon reported 22, Somerset reported 17, Elk reported 15, Clearfield reported 14 and Jefferson reported 10 new cases.
Blair, Centre and Huntingdon counties each reported 1 additional death.
According to the Department of Health, 2,408,366 patients have tested negative for the virus.
The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between October 30 and November 5 is 301,056 with 17,690 positive cases. There were 49,528 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., November 5. This is a record high number of PCR test results reported to the department.