Lycoming County 6 new COVID-19 cases
Tioga County sees five new cases, Clinton one
HARRISBURG-The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., September 19, that there were 1,162 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 149,845. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19.
The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between September 12 and September 18 is 175,962 with 5,798 positive cases. There were 28,985 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., September 18. These results represent the total number of tests administered.
There are 7,956 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 22 new deaths reported.
The percentage of recovered cases today is 82 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.
The state DOH said in an email that a person being retested does not count as a new case, “If someone tests positive, and then has later positive tests, they are only counted as that one positive case.”
Lycoming County has had 623 positive cases to date, (585 confirmed and 38 probable), six new today; Clinton 186 (169 confirmed and 17 probable) one new today; Sullivan eleven cases (six confirmed and five probable) none new today and Tioga 61 cases, five new today (48 confirmed and 13 probable).
112 Lycoming County residents tested negative in the last 24 hours.
Lycoming County has 5 hospitalized COVID-19 patients, none are on a ventilator. Montour County has 9 patients, none are on a ventilator.
There are 267 cases who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases and 645 patients who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk exposure.
In nursing and personal care homes, there are 22,277 resident cases of COVID-19, and 4,869 cases among employees, for a total of 27,146 at 958 distinct facilities in 61 counties. Out of our total deaths, 5,354 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities. A county breakdown can be found here.
Approximately 10,334 of our total cases are among health care workers