The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed a total of 4,762 coronavirus cases in the state Monday, bringing the statewide total to 314,401 throughout all 67 counties.
Sixty-four percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered.
State health officials highlighted Monday a seven-day case increase of 36,133 cases, statewide percent positivity of 11.1%, and a concerning 63 counties with substantial transmission status.
State health officials also reported 28 more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 9,870.
There have been 18,682 confirmed cases in our viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 218 deaths.
Four hundred and fifty-seven new cases and three more deaths were reported in our viewing area Monday.
Bedford, Blair and Cambria counties each reported one additional death.
Cambria County reported 156 new cases, Blair County reported 87, Centre County reported 47 and Clearfield County reported 40.
Meanwhile, Bedford County reported 34 new cases, Jefferson County reported 28, Somerset County reported 27, Huntingdon County reported 25 and Elk County reported 13.
According to the Department of Health, 2,705,170 patients have tested negative for the virus.
The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between November 16 and November 22 is 399,573 with 44,502 positive cases. There were 62,299 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., November 21 and 39,901 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., November 22.