Upate 3/30/2020 2:30 PM
The PA Department of Health held its daily Health Update at 2pm today. Gov. Wolf opened the press conference as Dr. Levine has been given the day off. You can see the notes below. You can watch the full video stream HERE.
- Nearly 700 new cases have been reported in the last day.
- COVID-19 cases are now confirmed in 59 of our 67 counties.
- Twenty-six counties are now under the Stay-At-Home Order.
- The order now includes: Allegheny, Beaver, Berks, Bucks, Butler, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Erie, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, Pike, Schuylkill, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland and York counties.
- End of Stay-At-Home order is being extended until April 30th.
- Businesses and School closures are now indefinite.
- This is instead of coming back every two weeks and announcing an extension.
- Must continue to distance ourselves from each other to save lives.
- Maintain 6-foot distance from others.
- The state is working on a plan to provide an education for students who are not able to be in school for the next two months.
- More than 386 Pennsylvanians have required hospitalization due to COVID-19.
- That is about 10% of the total confirmed cases in the state.
- 110 of those 386 have have required time in the ICU.
- 67 of those 110 have required the assistance of a ventilator.
- Correction to an earlier press release. There have been 48 deaths.
Upate 3/30/2020 12:30 PM
The Pennsylvania Department of Health shared updated #COVID19 for the state. They announced an additional 693 cases, bringing the total to 4,087. The statewide deaths is now forty-nine. 33,777 Pennsylvanians have tested negative. You can see the updated statewide map, HERE.
Breakdown of cases in western Pennsylvania:
- Allegheny: 290
- Fayette: 11
- Washington: 24
- Beaver: 44
- Butler: 49
- Lawrence: 10
- Westmoreland: 47
- Mercer: 7
- Greene: 7
- Armstrong: 3
- Indiana: 2
- Venango : 1
Orignal Post 3/30/2020 11:17 AM
Allegheny Health Department shared updated numbers of #COVID19 in the county. There are currently 290 cases. Thirty-eight of those required hospitalization (past or present cases). There have been two deaths.
Breakdown of cases by age group:
- 0-4 years: 1
- 5-12 years: 1
- 13-18 years: 5
- 19-24 years: 30
- 25-49 years: 128
- 50-64 years: 81
- 65+ years: 44
An interactive map of where these cases are located is available HERE.
"The department continues to trace the contacts of people who have confirmed COVID-19 and is recommending self-quarantine when needed. We strongly urge all people in Allegheny County to stay at home to slow the spread of the virus in our community"