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Allegheny County reports 74 COVID deaths, including 49 associated with care homes – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2021-01-13 16:15:44 –

By Public Source Reporter

Allegheny County Health Department [ACHD] Deaths from 670 new COVID-19 cases and 74 new viruses were confirmed on Wednesday.

New cases from the November 15-January 12 examination were from individuals aged 7 months to 95 years with a median age of 39 years.

From December 4th to January 8th, the death toll was 5 in their 50s, 7 in their 60s, 15 in their 70s, 25 in their 80s, 20 in their 90s, and 2 over 100 years old. ACHD Forty-nine of these deaths are associated with care facilities.

To date, ACHD has reported 62,439 COVID-19 cases, 1,178 viral deaths, and 3,711 past and present hospitalizations.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed on Wednesday 7,960 new COVID-19 cases and 349 new virus deaths, bringing the new total for the entire state to 741,389 cases and 18,429 deaths.

So far, Pennsylvania has received 342,588 vaccinations. 42,634 people receive both doses needed to be fully vaccinated.

Governor Tom Wolf on Tuesday recommended that all Pennsylvania residents be vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine.

“The COVID-19 vaccine is a really important tool in the fight against COVID-19, but it only works if Pennsylvania people are actually vaccinated,” Wolff said at a press conference on Tuesday. .. “And these vaccines are safe and so effective that they need to be vaccinated.”

Wolff’s comment comes from the dissemination of false information about vaccines across the country. For example, a false claim that it could give a virus or that it wouldn’t work. He pointed out those concerned about vaccines on the websites of the Ministry of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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