One new COVID-19 case in Clinton County
Clinton County added one new case of COVID-19 on Thursday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
Since the outbreak first began there have been 113 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 100 are confirmed and 13 are probable. So far 2,411 people have tested negative to the virus.
After a correction from DOH, Centre County now reports a total of 353 cases compared to yesterday’s 370. Of the corrected case, 314 are confirmed and 39 are probable. The drop comes after 43 new cases were incorrectly reported on Sunday.
“The Pennsylvania Department of Health has determined a number of the positive test results were not valid. We are reviewing those tests, retesting, and will change our data (as needed) to reflect the results of these tests in the near future,” DOH spokesman Nate Wardle said.
Lycoming County’s saw an increase of eight with 288 confirmed cases and 26 probable, the department of health said.
Statewide, 860 new cases were reported, increasing the total to 111,078 since the outbreak first began.
The Department of Health reported 7,176 deaths on Thursday, an increase of 14 from the previous day. In Clinton County, there have been five confirmed deaths. The health department has reported 10 deaths for Centre County and 20 in Lycoming County.
An estimated 75 percent of patients – about 83,308 people – with the virus have recovered, according to the department.
A total of 1,088,859 patients in Pennsylvania have tested negative for COVID-19.
Individual county data for Pennsylvania is available at the Department of Health website.