The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported an increase of 11,084 new coronavirus cases in the state Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 481,118 throughout all 67 counties since the beginning of the pandemic.
Fifty-eight percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered.
State health officials also reported 201 more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 12,436.
According to the Department of Health, 5,668 people are hospitalized with the virus across Pennsylvania and and 1,151 are in the Intensive Care Unit.
Most of the patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older.
There have been 32,575 confirmed cases in our viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 567 deaths.
Nine-hundred fourteen new cases were reported in our viewing area, and 31 more deaths
Blair reported an increase of 223 new cases, Cambria reported 179, Somerset reported 122, Clearfield reported 110, Centre reported 80, Bedford reported 62, Jefferson reported 54, Huntingdon reported 48, Elk reported 35 and Cameron reported one additional case.
As for deaths, Blair reported 9 additional, Cambria reported 8, Centre and Jefferson each reported 4, Bedford reported 3, and Elk, Huntingdon and Somerset each reported one.
According to the Department of Health, 3,025,253 patients have tested negative for the virus.