The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed a record total of 5,488 coronavirus cases in the state Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 248,865 throughout all 67 counties.
Seventy-one percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered.
State health officials reported 49 more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 9,194.
There have been 13,126 confirmed cases in our viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 144 deaths.
Four-hundred seventy-three new cases were reported in our viewing area.
Blair reported an increase of 149 new cases, Centre reported 89, Cambria reported 78, Huntingdon reported 46, Clearfield reported 41, Bedford reported 38, Somerset reported 15, Elk reported 9 and Jefferson reported 8 new cases.
Additionally, three more deaths were reported in our viewing area.
Blair, Huntingdon and Somerset each reported 1 death.
According to the Department of Health, 2,506,649 patients have tested negative for the virus.
The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between November 5 and November 11 is 331,492 with 25,702 positive cases. There were 50,997 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., November 11. This is a record high number of PCR test results reported to the department.