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Lycoming County 7 new COVID-19 cases

Clinton County sees 12 new cases, Tioga 3 new

HARRISBURG-The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., September 21, that there were 234 new cases, in addition to 733 new cases reported on Sunday, September 20 for a two-day total of 967 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 150,812. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19.

The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between September 14 and September 20 is 180,596 with 6,135 positive cases. There were 23,140 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., September 20. These results represent the total number of tests administered.

There were 25 new deaths reported Sunday, September 20, and 23 new deaths reported for Monday, September 21 for a total of 8,004 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

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 630 positive cases to date, (593 confirmed and 37 probable), seven new today; Clinton 198 (181 confirmed and 17 probable) twelve new today; Sullivan eleven cases (six confirmed and five probable) none new today and Tioga 64 cases, three new today (51 confirmed and 13 probable).

159 Lycoming County residents tested negative in the last 48 hours.

Lycoming County has 2 hospitalized COVID-19 patients, none are on a ventilator. Montour County has 10 patients, none are on a ventilator.

There are 252 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 22,279 resident cases of COVID-19, and 4,882 cases among employees, for a total of 27,161 at 960 distinct facilities in 61 counties. Out of our total deaths, 5,353 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.

Approximately 10,392 of the total cases are among health care workers.

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