The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported an increase of 2,377 new coronavirus cases in the state Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 899,237 throughout all 67 counties since the beginning of the pandemic.
Eighty-eight percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered.
State health officials also reported seven more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 23,126, according to the department’s COVID-19 dashboard.
According to the Department of Health’s hospital dashboard, 2,356 people are hospitalized with the virus across Pennsylvania and and 491 are in the Intensive Care Unit.
There have been 67,619 confirmed cases in our 10-county viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 1,950 deaths.
One hundred and seven new cases and two more deaths were reported in our viewing area Tuesday.
Clearfield reported an increase of 30 new cases, Centre reported 14, Cambria reported 11, Bedford and Somerset reported 10, Blair reported nine, Huntingdon reported eight, Elk and Jefferson reported seven and Cameron reported one.
As for deaths, Blair, Cambria, Centre and Elk each reported one more death on Monday.
According to the Department of Health, 3,783,099 patients have tested negative for the virus.