Pa. Health Dept. Announces 829 More Coronavirus Cases, Statewide Case Count Now 122,950

Pa. Health Dept. Announces 829 More Coronavirus Cases, Statewide Case Count Now 122,950

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 829 new cases of Coronavirus on Friday and 36 additional deaths.


The statewide total number of cases has risen to 122,950 since Tuesday’s report.


The Health Department says all 67 counties in Pennsylvania have had cases of COVID-19. Current patients are either in isolation at home or being treated at the hospital.


Allegheny is reporting 90 cases and five more deaths today, Philadelphia is reporting an increase of 147 cases.


The number of tests administered within the last seven days, between Aug. 7 and Aug. 13, is 165,694 with 5,600 positive cases, according to the Health Department. There were 26,069 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m. Thursday. These results represent the total number of tests administered.


The statewide death toll stands at 7,445.


There are 1,304,739 patients who have tested negative to date. Additionally, there are 644 probable or unconfirmed cases at this time.



Currently, all 67 counties are in the green phase of reopening. However, restrictions are in place for bars, restaurants and large gatherings.


If you have concerns about the virus, you can check out the state’s COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard.


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