The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed a total of 7,126 coronavirus cases in the state Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 288,978 throughout all 67 counties.
Sixty-six percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered.
State health officials reported 116 more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 9,581.
There have been 16,042 confirmed cases in our viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 190 deaths.
Five-hundred thirty-three new cases were reported in our viewing area.
Cambria reported an increase of 133 new cases, Blair reported 124, Centre reported 82, Somerset reported 57, Bedford reported 43, Clearfield reported 40, Huntingdon and Jefferson each reported 22 and Elk reported 10 new cases.
Additionally, 13 more virus-related deaths were reported in our viewing area.
Cambria, Centre and Huntingdon each reported 3 more deaths, Blair reported 2 and Bedford and Somerset each reported 1.
According to the Department of Health, 2,629,527 patients have tested negative for the virus.
The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between November 12 and November 18 is 389,594 with 38,484 positive cases. There were 55,713 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., November 18.