Daily Allegheny County COVID-19 Update - May 18th

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

As of this morning, there are 38 new cases in the county with a total of 1,641 cases (confirmed or probable). 294 of those cases (past or present) have required hospitalization. Out of those 294, one-hundred-twenty-one have been admitted to the ICU with sixty-seven requiring the use of a ventilator. There have been one-hundred-forty-three deaths. 24,366 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: 10
  • 10-19 years: 25
  • 20-29 years: 232
  • 30-39 years: 201
  • 40-49 years: 208
  • 50-59 years: 298
  • 60-69 years: 276
  • 70+ years: 392
"Of the newly reported cases, 14 are associated with long-term care facilities. Of these, specimen collection dates range from May 12 to May 15, 2020.
Of the 1,641 cases, 235 cases are in healthcare workers. This reflects 14% of the COVID-19 cases in Allegheny County. The Health Department thanks all of our frontline workers for keeping us healthy and safe."

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