Clinton up 6; Centre adds 47 new COVID-19 cases

Clinton County added six new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Since the outbreak first began there have been 143 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 127 are confirmed and 16 are probable. So far 3,539 people have tested negative to the virus.

Centre County saw a significant increase of 47 cases with 491 confirmed and 47 probable, the department said.

Lycoming County added five new cases with 500 confirmed and 31 probable, the department of health said.

Statewide, 816 new cases were reported, increasing the total to 135,611 since the outbreak first began.

The Department of Health reported 7,712 deaths on Wednesday an increase of 21 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 111,201 people – with the virus have recovered, according to the department.

A total of 1,552,085 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, three more positive tests were added to their total, increasing the number to 43 cases. A total of 891 students and staff were tested with 848 coming back negative. Their positivity rate stands at 4.82 percent.


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