Clinton remains steady; Centre up 59 cases of COVID-19

No new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Clinton County and Centre saw a significant decrease in new cases on Wednesday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Since the outbreak first began there have been 176 total cases of COVID-19 in Clinton County, the department of health reported.

Centre County saw an increase of 59 cases, a much smaller number compared to the 212 that were reported Tuesday. The current total stands at 1,508 cases throughout the county, the department said.

Lycoming County added seven new cases bringing the total to 603, the department of health said.

Statewide, 776 new cases were reported, increasing the total to 146,990 since the outbreak first began.

The Department of Health reported 7,903 deaths on Wednesday an increase of 28 from the previous day. In Clinton County, there have been five confirmed deaths. The health department has reported 11 deaths for Centre County and 23 in Lycoming County.

An estimated 82 percent of patients – about 120,531 people – with the virus have recovered, according to the department.

A total of 1,708,131 patients in Pennsylvania have tested negative for COVID-19.

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

According to Lock Haven University’s COVID-19 dashboard there are a total of 59 positive cases. A total of 1,045 students and staff were tested with 986 coming back negative. Their positivity rate stands at 5.6 percent.


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