The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed a total of 6,808 coronavirus cases in the state Friday, bringing the statewide total to 295,786 throughout all 67 counties.
Sixty-five percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered.
State health officials reported 108 more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 9,689.
There have been 16,818 confirmed cases in our viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 204 deaths.
Seven hundred and seventy-six new cases were reported in our viewing area.
Blair reported an increase of 233 new cases, Cambria reported 214, Centre reported 91, Somerset reported 63, Clearfield reported 61, Bedford reported 44, Jefferson reported 29, Huntington reported 27 and Elk reported 14.
Additionally, 14 more virus-related deaths were reported in our viewing area.
Centre County reported five deaths while Cambria and Blair counties each reported four more deaths.
Huntingdon County reported another death as well.
According to the Department of Health, 2,648,870 patients have tested negative for the virus.
The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between November 13 and November 19 is 393,010 with 40,122 positive cases. There were 54,209 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., November 19.