The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported an increase of 4,884 new coronavirus cases in the state Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 610,025 throughout all 67 counties since the beginning of the pandemic.
Sixty-three percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered.
State health officials also reported 127 more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 15,010.
According to the Department of Health’s hospital dashboard, 5,905 people are hospitalized with the virus across Pennsylvania and and 1,145 are in the Intensive Care Unit.
Most of the patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older.
There have been 50,140 confirmed cases in our 10-county viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 854 deaths.
Four-hundred three new cases and 11 more deaths were reported in our viewing area.
Cambria reported 79 new cases, Centre reported 73, Huntingdon reported 72, Clearfield reported 63, Somerset reported 53, Blair reported 34, Elk reported 15 and Bedford and Jefferson each reported seven new cases. Cameron County reported no increase in cases.
As for deaths, Blair reported 5 more, Huntingdon and Somerset each reported 2 and Bedford and Clearfield each reported one.
According to the Department of Health, 3,231,463 patients have tested negative for the virus.