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Lycoming County 7 new COVID-19 cases

Tioga County sees one new case

HARRISBURG-The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., September 25, that there were 806 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 154,203.

The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between September 18 and September 24 is 184,083 with 5,474 positive cases. There were 28,701 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., September 24. These results represent the total number of tests administered.

There are 8,081 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 2 new deaths reported.

The percentage of recovered cases today is 81 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 658 positive cases to date, (620 confirmed and 3 probable), 8 new today; Clinton 204 (184 confirmed and 20 probable) none new today; Sullivan eleven cases (six confirmed and five probable) none new today and Tioga 67 cases, one new today (52 confirmed and 15 probable).

83 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 13 patients, one is on a ventilator.

There are 384 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 22,591 resident cases of COVID-19, and 4,961 cases among employees, for a total of 27,552 at 969 distinct facilities in 61 counties. Out of our total deaths, 5,419 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.

Approximately 10,551 of our total cases are among health care workers.

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