Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports 42 New Coronavirus Cases, Bringing Countywide Total To 11,821

Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports 42 New Coronavirus Cases, Bringing Countywide Total To 11,821

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting 42 new Coronavirus cases out of 608 test results and no additional deaths.


Of the newly reported cases, seven are probable and the rest are confirmed.


New cases range in age from 3 months to 98 years with a median age of 25 years, according to the Health Department. The date of positive tests range from Aug. 25 through Sept. 21. The vast majority of tests are from Sept. 15-21.


The total number of cases countywide now stands at 11,821 since March.


The Health Department says they have now started counting all positive antigen tests as probable cases.


There have been 1,183 hospitalizations in Allegheny County since the outbreak began. Of all the hospitalized patients, 291 of them have needed care in the ICU, and 107 of them have required treatment with a ventilator.


The county-wide death toll stands at 373.





Health officials say, as of Monday’s report, 171,131 individuals have been tested for COVID-19 across the county.


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