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Clinton up 31; Centre adds 89 COVID-19 cases

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

Clinton County reported 31 new positive cases on Wednesday, its highest since the DOH began reporting numbers in March. Its total now stands at 452 cases since the outbreak first began. In Centre County there were 89 new COVID-19 cases reported. Its total now stands at 5,329.

Lycoming County added 65 cases to its count on Wednesday. Its total now stands at 1,463.

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

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 6,339 cases. This total is the state’s highest single-day increase to date, according to the DOH. Pennsylvania has had a total of 281,852 COVID-19 cases.

So far 66 percent – or 186,022 people – have recovered from the virus, the department reported.

In terms of negative tests, 2,608,986 total residents have been reported since the outbreak first began.

Throughout the Commonwealth, there are 2,737 individuals hospitalized with the virus. Of that number, 579 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.

The DOH also reported 110 new deaths. A total of 9,465 Pennsylvanians have died from COVID-19. DOH lists 25 COVID-19 deaths among Centre County residents. A total of nine Clinton County residents have died from COVID-19 and 33 have died in Lycoming County.

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

In nursing and personal care homes, there are 30,357 resident cases of COVID-19, and 6,232 cases among employees, for a total of 36,589 at 1,171 distinct facilities in 63 counties. Out of the state’s total deaths, 6,157 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities

Approximately 13,695 of our 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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