Coronavirus in Pennsylvania: 6,778 new cases, 112 new deaths reported

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Coronavirus

There are 3,162 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19, reaching levels seen in May when hospitalizations were at their highest

by: Chelsea Simeon

Posted: Nov 21, 2020 / 12:19 PM EST
/ Updated: Nov 21, 2020 / 12:19 PM EST

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(WKBN) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported an additional 6,778 positive cases of COVID-19 and 112 new deaths since Friday’s report, when 6,808 new cases and 108 new deaths were reported.

That brings the statewide total to 302,564 cases and 9,801 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

There are 3,162 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19, reaching levels seen in May when hospitalizations were at their highest. Of that number, 661 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19. Most of the patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older. More data is available here.

The trend in the 14-day moving average of number of hospitalized patients per day has increased by nearly 1,900 since the end of September.

Statewide percent positivity for the week of November 6 – November 12 stood at 9.6%.

The number of tests administered within the last seven days between November 14 and November 20 is 400,253 with 41,399 positive cases. There were 58,950 PCR test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., November 20.  

Latest local county-by-county COVID-19 numbers

County-specific information and a statewide map are …

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