Clinton up to 54 cases; Centre climbs to 149

Clinton County remained at 54 cases of COVID-19 and Centre County added one case on Wednesday, bringing its total to 149.

Statewide, Pennsylvania has now had 69,417 COVID-19 cases, with 780 new positives reported on Wednesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. It was the 17th consecutive day the state has reported fewer than 1,000 new cases.

The health department estimates that 62 percent of patients with the virus — or 43,039 — have recovered.

Of Pennsylvania’s total cases, 67,515 are confirmed and 1,902 are probable.

The state also added 113 new COVID-19 deaths to its count on Wednesday, bringing the total to 5,265. Clinton County still has just one COVID-19 death, while Centre County has had six COVID-19 deaths, according to the department. The most recent death in Centre County was reported on Saturday.

In Lycoming County, there are 161 positive cases and 15 deaths.

Among the nearby counties, Huntingdon now has 228 cases, Mifflin has 58, Union has 56, Perry has 53, Blair has 48, Clearfield has 37, Potter has four cases and Cameron has two.

A total of 339,835 patients in Pennsylvania have tested negative for COVID-19, including 1,966 people in Centre County and 548 in Clinton County. Across the state, 1,493 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, with 334 requiring a ventilator, as of noon on Wednesday.

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

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has had 1,684,173 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 99,123 deaths and 384,902 recoveries.


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