Clinton up 23; Centre adds 55 new COVID-19 cases
COVID-19 numbers continue to climb steadily both statewide and locally while deaths spiked throughout the commonwealth, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reported Tuesday.
Clinton County reported 23 new positive cases on Tuesday, increasing its total to 2,248 since the outbreak first began.
In Centre County there were 55 new COVID-19 cases reported. Its total now stands at 9,840.
Lycoming County continues to see higher numbers with 117 cases added to its count on Tuesday. Its total now stands at 7,026.
Statewide, 7,275 new cases were reported which increases the total to 733,429 throughout the commonwealth.
In terms of negative tests, 3,403,160 total residents have been reported since the outbreak first began.
The DOH reported a significant increase of deaths with 227 listed on Tuesday. A total of 18,080 Pennsylvanians have died from COVID-19. DOH lists 158 COVID-19 deaths among Centre County residents. A total of 34 Clinton County residents have died from COVID-19 and 160 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.