State Well being Dept. Proclaims 3-day whole of 6,893 instances and 54 deaths – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

HARRISBURG (KDKA) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports a three-day total of 6,893 additional cases of coronavirus and 54 additional deaths.

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The nationwide total of cases has risen to 899,237 since Saturday’s report, according to the state.

Across the state, 2,447 people have been hospitalized with COVID-19 infections. Of those admitted to the hospital, 504 are in intensive care.

The nationwide death toll has risen to 23,126.

There are 3,783,099 people across the state who have tested negative for the virus to date.

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Department of Health figures show there have been 65,555 cases of COVID-19 among nursing home residents across Pennsylvania. 12,695 cases were diagnosed among the staff. This brings the total number of cases in long-term care facilities to 78,250. Of the deaths, 12,023 occurred among residents of care or personal care facilities.

Residents and employees of long-term care facilities in Pennsylvania have started receiving COVID-19 vaccinations.

Approximately 24,195 of the total cases in the state are government health workers.

All 67 districts are currently in the green phase of reopening. However, restrictions apply to bars, restaurants and large gatherings.

If you have any concerns about the virus, you can check the system’s COVID-19 early warning system.

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