The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed a record total of 5,551 coronavirus cases in the state Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 259,938 throughout all 67 counties.
Seventy percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered.
State health officials reported 50 more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 9,274.
There have been 14,143 confirmed cases in our viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 153 deaths.
Four-hundred eighty-eight new cases were reported in our viewing area.
Blair reported an increase of 134 new cases, Bedford reported 90, Cambria reported 83, Centre reported 56, Clearfield reported 52, Huntingdon reported 34, Elk and Somerset each reported 14 and Jefferson reported 11 new cases.
Additionally, ten more deaths were reported in our viewing area.
Cambria added 6 deaths, Huntingdon reported 3 and Elk reported 1.
According to the Department of Health, 2,538,147 patients have tested negative for the virus.
The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between November 7 and November 13 is 366,928 with 30,437 positive cases. There were 52,408 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., November 13.