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15 more COVID-19 cases in Lycoming County

The state Department of Health confirmed Thursday that there are 991 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 122,121. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19.

According to the state Department of Health’s website, there are 399 confirmed cases in Lycoming County and 27 probable, for a total of 426 cases. This is an increase of 15 cases for the total, from Wednesday’s 411.

Clinton County has 110 confirmed cases Thursday, while Tioga and Sullivan counties have 34 and 5 confirmed cases, respectively. Union County has 260 confirmed cases, Northumberland County has 483 confirmed cases and and Montour County has 93 confirmed cases as of Thursday.

Allegheny County is reporting an increase of 114 cases and Philadelphia County is reporting an increase of 192 cases.

The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between August 6 and August 12 is 162,548 with 5,416 positive cases, a news release from the state Department of Health said. There were 25,714 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., August 12. These results represent the total number of tests administered.

There are 7,409 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 24 new deaths reported. County-specific information and a statewide map are available on the COVID-19 Data Dashboard.

“The mitigation efforts in place now are essential as the new school year approaches and we work to ensure our children can get back to learning,” Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said, according to the news release. “Wearing a mask, practicing social distancing, and following the requirements set forth in the orders for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework will help keep our case counts low. Together, as Pennsylvanians, we each have a part to play in working to ensure that cases of COVID-19 remain low.”

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