UPDATE: 3/17/2020 1:00PM
Pennsylvania Department of Health announced 20 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state’s total to 96. (via WPXI)
Local numbers include:
- Allegheny County - 7 confirmed, 3 presumptive (According to the ACHD)
- Beaver County - 1 confirmed
- Washington County - 2 confirmed
Gov. Wolf also took to twitter to "strongly urge all non-essential businesses to close for at least 14 days to do their part in stopping the spread of #COVID19. "
You can read more about the mitigation efforts here.
ORIGNAL ARTICLE: 3/17/2020 11:21 AM
ACHD announced Tuesday morning that the number of confirmed cases in Allegheny County is now seven. They also noted there are three additional presumptive positive cases.
Information on those cases has not yet been released. We will update this as soon as it is shared.
Again, non-essential businesses are asked to close for at least 14 days to limit the spread of the virus thru personal contact & surfaces to further emphasize social distancing.
As of 9:45am the state count is: 76 confirmed cases. That does not include the numbers above.