Pa. Health Dept. Confirms 1,599 New Coronavirus Cases, Pushing Statewide Total To Over 38,600

Pa. Health Dept. Confirms 1,599 New Coronavirus Cases, Pushing Statewide Total To Over 38,600

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 1,599 additional positive cases of Coronavirus statewide Friday.


That brings the statewide total to 38,652. The Health Department says all 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19. Current patients are either in isolation at home or being treated at the hospital.


In addition, state health officials are confirming 1,492 deaths statewide.


To see new trend statistics from the state, visit the Health Department’s website here.


State health officials say 147,491 patients have tested negative for the virus.



More information on the Coronavirus pandemic:


The entire state remains under a Stay-At-Home Order. Also, all non-life-sustaining businesses have been ordered to be closed and schools are closed statewide indefinitely.


A mandate is also now in place for mask-wearing if you are going out for essentials.


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