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Lycoming County no new COVID-19 cases

Clinton County sees 3 new cases, Tioga one case

HARRISBURG- The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., September 7, that there are 547 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 139,863.

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 560 positive cases to date, (528 confirmed and 32 probable), zero new today; Clinton 160 (143 confirmed and 17 probable) one new today; Sullivan ten cases (five confirmed and five probable) and Tioga 49 cases (40 confirmed and nine probable).

60 Lycoming County residents tested negative.

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

The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between August 31 and September 6 is 161,316 with 5,838 positive cases. There were 16,494 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., September 6. These results represent the total number of tests administered.

There are 7,780 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 20 new deaths reported.

There are 71 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.

There are 1,608,378 patients who have tested negative to date.

In nursing and personal care homes, there are 21,430 resident cases of COVID-19, and 4,613 cases among employees, for a total of 26,043 at 947 distinct facilities in 61 counties. Out of our total deaths, 5,240 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities. A county breakdown can be found here.

Approximately 9,901 of our total cases are among health care workers.

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