The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed 6,669 new coronavirus cases in the state Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 321,070 throughout all 67 counties.
Sixty-three percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered.
State health officials also reported 81 more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 9,951.
There have been 19,305 confirmed cases in our viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 231 deaths.
Six hundred and twenty-three new cases and 13 more deaths were reported in our viewing area Tuesday.
Cambria County reported four more deaths, Blair County reported three more deaths, Bedford and Huntingdon counties each reported two more deaths and Jefferson and Somerset counties reported one death each.
As far as new cases go, Cambria County reported 199, Centre County reported 110, Blair County reported 81, Somerset County reported 75, Clearfield County reported 55, Bedford County reported 39, Huntingdon County reported 31, Jefferson County reported 20, Elk County reported 12 and Cameron County reported one new case.
According to the Department of Health, 2,723,368 patients have tested negative for the virus.
The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between November 17 and November 23 is 405,883 with 49,539 positive cases. There were 38,668 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., November 23.