The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported a total of 8,053 new coronavirus cases in the state Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 351,667 throughout all 67 counties since the beginning of the pandemic.
Sixty-one percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered.
There are 4,114 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 864 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.
State health officials also reported 41 more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 10,275.
There have been 22,086 confirmed cases in our viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 282 deaths.
Eight-hundred eighty-nine new cases were reported in our viewing area, as well as two additional deaths.
Cambria reported an increase of 265 new cases, Centre reported 154, Blair reported 139, Clearfield reported 112, Somerset reported 85, Bedford reported 43, Jefferson reported 34, Huntingdon reported 30, Elk reported 26 and Cameron reported 1 additional case.
Both Cambria and Somerset each reported one more death as well.
According to the Department of Health, 2,804,464 patients have tested negative for the virus.
The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between November 21 and November 27 is 415,677 with 49,103 positive cases. There were 61,780 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., November 27.