Clinton up 13; Centre adds 23 new COVID-19 cases
Local COVID-19 numbers saw a decrease compared to the weekend according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
Clinton County reported 13 new positive cases on Monday, a significant decrease from the 40 cases that added on Sunday. Its total now stands at 957 cases since the outbreak first began. In Centre County there were 23 new COVID-19 cases reported. Its total now stands at 6,889.
Lycoming County continues to see higher numbers with 64 cases added to its count on Monday. Its total now stands at 2,913.
The statewide COVID-19 numbers also dropped compared to the weekend.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 6,330 cases. This is about 2,000 cases lower than the over 8,000 reported on Sunday. Pennsylvania has had a total of 426,444 COVID-19 cases.
In terms of negative tests, 2,943,283 total residents have been reported since the outbreak first began.
Throughout the Commonwealth, there are 5,421 individuals hospitalized with the virus. Of that number, 1,115 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19 and 614 are on ventilators.
The DOH also reported 42 new deaths. A total of 11,373 Pennsylvanians have died from COVID-19. DOH lists 79 COVID-19 deaths among Centre County residents. A total of 13 Clinton County residents have died from COVID-19 and 48 have died in Lycoming County.
Most COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths have been in patients 65 and older.
For more information about COVID-19 or to take a closer look at the numbers, visit health.pa.gov.