The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported a record single-day total of 11,763 new coronavirus cases in the state Friday, bringing the statewide total to 398,600 throughout all 67 counties since the beginning of the pandemic.
Fifty-nine percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered.
State health officials also reported 169 more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 11,113.
According to the Department of Health, 5,230 people are hospitalized with the virus across Pennsylvania and and 1,065 are in the Intensive Care Unit.
Health officials say there are 696 available ICU beds in the state.
There have been 25,637 confirmed cases in our viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 401 deaths.
Nine hundred and two cases were reported in our viewing area Friday, as well as 30 additional deaths.
Cambria County reported 275 new cases, Centre County reported 119, Blair County reported 118, Clearfield County reported 114, Somerset County reported 106, Bedford County reported 54, Huntingdon County reported 48, Jefferson County reported 46, Elk County reported 20 and Cameron County reported 2.
Cambria County reported 13 more deaths Friday.
Centre and Blair counties each reported five more deaths and Bedford County reported four.
Elk, Huntingdon and Somerset counties each reported one more death.
According to the Department of Health, 2,893,321 patients have tested negative for the virus.