The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported an increase of 10,684 new coronavirus cases in the state Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 491,802 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 129 more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 12,565.
According to the Department of Health, 5,970 people are hospitalized with the virus across Pennsylvania and and 1,227 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 33,321 confirmed cases in our viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 587 deaths.
Seven-hundred forty-six new cases were reported in our viewing area, as well as 20 more deaths
Centre reported 152 additional cases, Somerset reported 150, Cambria reported 141, Clearfield reported 83, Blair reported 79, Bedford reported 76, Huntingdon reported 24, Jefferson and Elk each reported 19 and Cameron county reported three new cases.
As for deaths, Blair and Centre each reported 4 additional deaths Sunday, Cambria and Jefferson each reported 3, Bedford and Somerset each reported 2 and Elk and Huntingdon each reported 1 more death.
According to the Department of Health, 3,045,323 patients have tested negative for the virus.