Clinton, Centre counties each add three new cases of COVID-19

LOCK HAVEN — Clinton County added three new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. There are now 48 cases in the county.

The DOH also reported three new COVID-19 cases in Centre County on Thursday. The county’s first case was reported on March 20. It now has 136 cases of the virus.

Statewide, the Commonwealth added 980 new cases on Thursday. Pennsylvania now has 65,392 cases. Although numbers were up, it was the 11th consecutive day the state had fewer than 1,000 new cases.

The death toll rose as well. The DOH added 102 new deaths on Thursday, bringing the total of 4,869.

Clinton County has reported no deaths as a result of COVID-19. Centre County has had five COVID-19 deaths. The most recent occurred on Thursday, May 14.

Lycoming County reported no new cases of COVID-19 Thursday. Its total remains at 152.

Among the nearby counties, Huntingdon has 221 cases, Union has 61, Mifflin has 57, Blair has 44, Perry has 43, Clearfield has 33, Tioga has 16 and Cameron has two.

A total of 303,514 patients in Pennsylvania have tested negative for COVID-19, including 1,697 people in Centre County and 463 in Clinton County. Across the state, 1,677 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, with 357 requiring a ventilator, as of noon on Thursday.

Individual county data for Pennsylvania is available at the Department of Health website.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health does not provide data on recovered patients. According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has had 1,556,749 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 93,606 deaths and 294,312 recoveries.


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