Over 200 COVID-19 Cases Once Again Reported In Allegheny Co.

Eight more hospitalized, two additional deaths

Andrew Limberg
July 08, 2020 - 11:16 am

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    PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – For the third day in a row, the daily number of COVID-19 cases in Allegheny County is over 200 along with an increase in deaths and hospitalizations.

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    On Wednesday, 230 new cases have been reported for a total of 4,209 since the first case was reported on March 14.

    The ages of the new cases range from 7 months old to 96 with 29 being the median age.

    The 230 cases come from 1,997 tests and is the second largest daily increase.

    Those tests were conducted from June 23 through July 5.

    Two additional deaths are being reported to bring the total number of those who have died to 196 confirmed or probable.

    Eight new hospitalizations are also being reported bringing the total past or present to 431.

    34 have been hospitalized in the past seven days.

    COVID-19 Dashboard for Allegheny Co. July 8 2020
    Allegheny County

    “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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