Total Number Of COVID-19 Cases In PA at 1, 127

146 in the Southwestern PA area

Andrew Limberg
March 25, 2020 - 12:17 pm
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Related: 30 New Cases Of Coronavirus In Allegheny County

HARRISBURG (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - The total number of people that have tested positive for COVID-19 in Pennsylvania has jumped 276 for a total of 1,127 in the commonwealth.

There are now 88 cases in Allegheny County, seven in Beaver, 12 in Butler, 10 in Washington, 16 in Westmoreland, one in Armstrong, one in Lawrence, two in Mercer, two in Greene, four in Fayette, Two in Somerset and one in Cambria, for a total of 146 in the region.

Four new deaths have been reported for a total of 11.

“Our notable increase in cases over the past few days indicate we need everyone to take COVID-19 seriously,” Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said. “Pennsylvanians have a very important job right now: stay calm, stay home and stay safe. We have seen case counts continue to increase and the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is to stay home.”

11,193 tests have come back negative.

Commercial labs are the primary testing option for most Pennsylvanians so date is not available on the total number of tests pending.

Also on Wednesday, Governor Wolf expanded Stay at Home orders to Lehigh and Northampton Counties to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Cases in the commonwealth are now in 44 counties.

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