COVID-19 Cases In Allegheny County Under 220, But Hospitalizations Are Up

12 have been hospitalized with zero additional deaths

Andrew Limberg
July 09, 2020 - 11:12 am

    PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – For the first time this week, the number of COVID-19 cases in Allegheny County is under 200 but hospitalizations are in the double digits.

    On Thursday, 158 new cases are being reported for a total of 4,367 since the first case was reported on March 14. Of those, 4,180 are confirmed and 187 are probable.

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    The ages of the new cases range from 5 months old to 90 with 29 being the median age.

    The 158 cases come from 1,632 tests.

    The age breakdown:

    00-04 – 39 (1%)
    05-12 – 64 (1%)
    13-18 – 110 (3%)
    19-24 – 791 (18%)
    25-49 – 1,711 (39%)
    50-64 – 824 (19%)
    65 + -- 828 (19%)

    The gender of those with COVID-19 are listed below:

    Female – 2,305 (53%)
    Male – 2,062 (47%)

    Female – 2,305 (53%)
    Male – 2,062 (47%)

    The gender of those with COVID-19 are listed below:

    00-04 – 39 (1%)
    05-12 – 64 (1%)
    13-18 – 110 (3%)
    19-24 – 791 (18%)
    25-49 – 1,711 (39%)
    50-64 – 824 (19%)
    65 + -- 828 (19%)

    Those tests were conducted from June 25 through July 7.

    12 new hospitalizations, the most since mid-May, is being reported.

    The total number that have been hospitalized past or present is 443.

    46 have been hospitalized in the past eight days.

    No additional deaths are being reported on Thursday. The total who has died as a result of coronavirus is 196 with 184 confirmed and 12 probable.

    The deaths range in age from 23-103 with 84 being the median age.

     “Wearing masks, washing your hands and maintaining physical distance from others is absolutely essential to keep our community safe – now more than ever,” the Allegheny County Health Department said in a statement. “Please limit travel and errands to only those that are necessary and take the appropriate steps to protect those around you. Your vigilance can allow us to keep our businesses open and continue to support the economy.”

    The Allegheny County Health Department has a digital map that can be used to follow the positive cases and their locations and densities across the county.

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