Daily Allegheny County COVID-19 - May 5th


Allegheny County Health Department released their daily update for COVID-19 cases in the area.

As of this morning, there are 10 new cases in the county with a total of 1,375 cases (confirmed or probable). 244 of those cases (past or present) have required hospitalization. Out of those 244, one-hundred-six have been admitted to the ICU with sixty-two requiring the use of a ventilator. There have been one-hundred-nine deaths. 18,873 test have been administered.

An interactive map of case locations as well as their COVID-19 Dashboard is available HERE.

Breakdown of cases by age group:

  • 0-9 years: 8
  • 10-19 years: 19
  • 20-29 years: 206
  • 30-39 years: 178
  • 40-49 years: 180
  • 50-59 years: 258
  • 60-69 years: 227
  • 70+ years: 299

Breakdown of cases by gender:

  • Female: 52%
  • Male: 48%
"The Allegheny County Health Department is deeply saddened by the toll COVID-19 is having on long-term care facilities in the county. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, 302 residents and 93 staff members at 35 long-term care facilities in Allegheny County have tested positive for COVID-19. There have been 79 deaths at those facilities. Information on long-term care facilities is updated daily on the state Department of Health’s website athttps://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Cases.aspx."


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