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Clinton, Centre county COVID numbers still rising

HARRISBURG — The local numbers continue to climb, but not at such a rapid rate as previous days.

Clinton County reported 42 cases of COVID-19 over the past two days — 23 on Sunday and 19 on Monday — bringing its total to 2,368. Centre County added 123 new COVID-19 cases over the past two days — 70 on Sunday and 53 on Monday — to bring its total to 10,235.

Meanwhile, Pennsylvania added 10,068 new positives — 6,023 on Sunday and 4,045 on Monday — bringing the statewide total to 771,845.

Clinton County added 48 negative test results over the last two days, increasing its total to 7,677. Centre County had 371 additional negative test results over two days, increasing its total to 54,651. Throughout Pennsylvania, there were 26,485 new negatives for a total of 3,481,716.

The death toll continues to rise. The DOH now reports 43 deaths in Clinton County. In Centre County, the DOH reported two new COVID-19 deaths among Centre County residents to bring the total to 171. Coroner Scott Sayers has confirmed 122 deaths in Centre County, ranging in age from 55 to 104.

With 202 new COVID-19 deaths reported over the past two days, Pennsylvania’s total is now 19,390.

Mount Nittany Medical Center is treating 46 COVID-19 inpatients as of Monday morning, two fewer than at the time of the hospital’s last update on Friday. The patients range in age from 32 to 101, according to a MNMC spokesperson.

The DOH hospital preparedness dashboard, which includes Mount Nittany and rehabilitation hospitals, lists 51 hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Centre County, including two in intensive care and one on a ventilator.

Statewide, 4,582 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, including 950 in intensive care and 583 on ventilators.

In nursing and personal care homes, there are 59,780 resident cases of COVID-19, and 11,184 cases among employees, for a total of 70,964 at 1,520 distinct facilities in all 67 counties. Of total deaths, 10,022 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.

An estimated 76 percent of COVID-19 patients in the state have recovered, according to a DOH calculation.

Lycoming County added 29 cases to see its total which climbed to 7,404. In other nearby counties, the numbers look like this: Cambria (10,174), Blair (9,374), Clearfield (5,136), Union (3,673), Potter (769) and Cameron (212).

For more information about COVID-19 or to take a closer look at the numbers, visit health.pa.gov.

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