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Lycoming no new COVID-19 cases

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., May 27, that there are 780 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 69,417. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19.

Lycoming County has had 161 positive cases to date, Clinton 54 cases, Sullivan two cases and Tioga 16 cases.

There are 5,265 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 113 new deaths.

There are 349,990 patients who have tested negative to date statewide. Lycoming County has had 2075 test negative to date.

In nursing and personal care homes, there are 14,990 resident cases of COVID-19, and 2,528 cases among employees, for a total of 17,518 at 596 distinct facilities in 44 counties. Out of our total deaths, 3,469 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.

The department of health reports the statewide recovery rate today as 62 percent. Individuals who have recovered is determined using a calculation, similar to what is being done by several other states. If a case has not been reported as a death, and it is more than 30 days past the date of their first positive test (or onset of symptoms) then an individual is considered recovered.

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