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Clinton up 19; Centre adds 62 COVID-19 cases

Local COVID-19 numbers continue to grow according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Clinton County reported 19 new positive cases on Tuesday. Its total now stands at 421 cases since the outbreak first began. In Centre County there were 62 new COVID-19 cases reported. Its total now stands at 5,583.

Lycoming County added 57 cases to its count on Tuesday. Its total now stands at 1,398.

The statewide COVID-19 numbers continue to grow as well with another record breaking number of cases reported Tuesday.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported­ 5,900 cases. This total is the state’s highest single-day increase to date, according to the DOH. Pennsylvania has had a total of 275,513 COVID-19 cases.

In terms of negative tests, 2,588,467 total residents have been reported since the outbreak first began.

Throughout the Commonwealth, There are 2,575 individuals hospitalized with the virus. Of that number, 558 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.

The DOH also reported 30 new deaths. A total of 9,355 Pennsylvanians have died from COVID-19. DOH lists 24 COVID-19 deaths among Centre County residents. The Centre County coroner’s office has has confirmed 20 of those, ranging in age from 62 to 101. A total of nine Clinton County residents have died from COVID-19.

Most COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths have been in patients 65 and older.

In nursing and personal care homes, there are 30,055 resident cases of COVID-19, and 6,184 cases among employees, for a total of 36,239 at 1,162 distinct facilities in 63 counties.

Approximately 13,602 of the total cases are among health care workers.

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

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