PA Confirms 693 New COVID-19 Cases For A Total Of 4,087

492 cases are in the region

Andrew Limberg
March 30, 2020 - 12:15 pm
Coronavirus

Related: Allegheny County Adds 25 New Cases For A Total Of 290

HARRISBURG (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Pennsylvania.

The PA Department of Health confirmed that as of midnight, March 30, there are 693 new cases to bring the state total to 4,087 in 59 counties.

11 additional people have died bringing the total to 49.

A total of 33,777 people have tested negative for coronavirus.

There are now  290 cases in Allegheny County,  44 in Beaver,  49 in Butler, 10 in Washington, 55 in Westmoreland,  three in Armstrong, 10 in Lawrence, seven in Mercer, two in Indiana,  seven in Greene, 11 in Fayette,  two in Somerset and two in Cambria for a total of 492 cases in the area.

The age breakdown:

  • Less than 1% are aged 0-4;
  • Less than 1% are aged 5-12;
  • 1% are aged 13-18;
  • 10% are aged 19-24;
  • 41% are aged 25-49;
  • 28% are aged 50-64; and
  • 19% are aged 65 or older.

A majority of the 386 hospitalized are 65 or older and there have been no pediatric deaths.

“The continued rise in cases combined with our increasing deaths from COVID-19 reflects the seriousness of this situation,” Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said. “We need everyone to listen to the orders in place and to stay calm, stay home and stay safe. We know that these prolonged mitigation effects have been difficult for everyone, but it is essential that everyone follows these orders and does not go out unless they absolutely must.”

There are also 22 counties currently under a Stay-at-Home order in the commonwealth.

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