The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed 6,759 new coronavirus cases in the state Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 327,829 throughout all 67 counties.
Sixty-two percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered.
State health officials also reported 144 more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 10,095.
There have been 19,833 confirmed cases in our viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 254 deaths.
Five hundred and twenty eight new cases and 23 more deaths were reported in our viewing area Wednesday.
Cambria County reported six more deaths, Somerset County reported five more deaths and Bedford County reported four more deaths.
Blair and Centre counties each reported three more deaths and Elk and Huntingdon counties reported one more death each.
As far as new cases go, Blair County reported 102, Cambria County reported 96, Centre County reported 93, Clearfield County reported 67, Somerset County reported 44, Bedford County reported 38, Jefferson County reported 35, Elk County reported 27, Huntingdon County reported 23 and Cameron County reported three.
According to the Department of Health, 2,743,221 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.