Lycoming County 8 new COVID-19 cases
Tioga County sees 5 new cases, Clinton 2
HARRISBURG-The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., October 16, that there were 1,566 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 179,086. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19.
Allegheny is reporting an increase of 141 cases, Philadelphia is reporting an increase of 136 cases and Westmoreland is reporting an increase of 108 cases.
The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between October 9 and October 15 is 238,610 with 9,592 positive cases. There were 34,782 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., October 15.
There are 8,457 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 25 new deaths reported.
The percentage of recovered cases today is 80 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.
Lycoming County has had 866 positive cases to date, (818 confirmed and 48 probable), 8 new today; Clinton 235 (207 confirmed and 28 probable) 2 new today; Sullivan 15 cases (10 confirmed and 5 probable) none new today and Tioga 133 cases, 111 confirmed and 22 probable) 4 new today
90 Lycoming County residents tested negative in the last 24 hours.
Lycoming County has 8 hospitalized COVID-19 patients, 1 is on a ventilator. Montour County has 24 patients, 4 are on a ventilator.