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Lycoming County 8 new COVID-19 cases

Clinton County sees six new cases, Tioga one case

HARRISBURG-The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., September 15, that there were 1,151 additional positive cases of COVID-19 bringing the statewide total to 146,214.

There are 7,875 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 6 new deaths.

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 596 positive cases to date, (560 confirmed and 36 probable), eight new today; Clinton 176 (159 confirmed and 17 probable) six new today; Sullivan ten cases (five confirmed and five probable) and Tioga 53 cases, one new today (44 confirmed and 9 probable).

82 Lycoming County residents tested negative in the last 24 hours.

Lycoming County has 11 hospitalized COVID-19 patients, none are on a ventilator. Montour County has 8 patients, none are on a ventilator.

Centre is reporting an increase of 212 cases and Philadelphia is reporting a two-day increase of 197 cases.

The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between September 8 and September 14 is 168,375 with 5,200 positive cases. There were 22,085 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., September 14. These results represent the total number of tests administered.

There are 169 cases who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases and 646 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 21,993 resident cases of COVID-19, and 4,787 cases among employees, for a total of 26,780 at 956 distinct facilities in 61 counties. Out of our total deaths, 5,300 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.

Approximately 10,159 of our total cases are among health care workers.

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