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Health Dept. Reports 6,778 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Cases Surge Over 300,000 – CBS Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2020-11-21 11:57:57 –

Posted by: KDKA-TV News Staff

Harrisburg (KDKA) —The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 6,778 new cases of coronavirus and 112 additional deaths.

State data show that the number of cases across the state has increased to 302,564 since Friday’s report.

From November 14th to November 20th, 400,253 tests were performed and 58,950 PCR test results were reported to the department until 10 pm on November 20th.

The Ministry of Health states that there were cases of COVID-19 in all 67 counties in Pennsylvania. The current patient is isolated at home or treated in a hospital.

According to the Ministry of Health, 3,162 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 throughout the state. Of that number, 661 patients are being treated in the ICU.

The death toll for the entire state has increased to 9,801.

To date, there are 2,668,676 patients across the state who have tested negative for the virus.

State Health figures show that 31,548 COVID-19s live in nursing homes and personal care homes throughout Pennsylvania. Among our employees, there are 6,357 diagnosed cases. This brings the total to 37,905. Of the total death toll in Pennsylvania, state officials say 6,266 have occurred in residents of long-term care or personal care facilities.

Approximately 13,968 of all cases are included in state health care workers.

Currently, all 67 counties are in the reopening green phase. However, there are restrictions on bars, restaurants and large gatherings.

If you’re concerned about viruses, you can check out the state’s COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System dashboard.

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