The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported an increase of 4,410 new coronavirus cases in the state Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 850,488 throughout all 67 counties since the beginning of the pandemic.
Eighty-two percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered.
Health officials also reported the state’s first COVID-19 variant case on Jan. 7 in Dauphin County.
State health officials also reported 125 more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 21,812.
There have been 64,719 confirmed cases in our 10-county viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 1,852 deaths.
Three hundred and twenty-seven new cases were reported in our viewing area Tuesday along with nine more deaths.
Centre reported an increase of 95 new cases, Cambria reported 58, Clearfield reported 48, Blair reported 47, Somerset reported 26, Jefferson reported 16, Elk reported 14, Bedford reported 12, Huntingdon reported 10 and Cameron reported one.
As for deaths, Somerset County reported three more while Clearfield and Cambria each reported two.
Bedford and Blair reported one more death each.
According to the Department of Health, 3,656,629 patients have tested negative for the virus.