Pennsylvania reports over 2000 new coronavirus cases

  • Pennsylvania reports over 2000 new coronavirus cases

Pennsylvania reports over 2000 new coronavirus cases

The Laurel County Health Department has reported a total of 1,302 COVID-19 cases, including: 794 recovered cases, and 501 active cases, of which 19 are now hospitalized. October has seen all but two days of over 1,000 cases reported.

The county's test positivity rate increased to 12.7%, above the upper threshold of 8% for when schools might consider transitioning back to a hybrid or remote-learning model.

Out of the 1,302 Laurel County cases, 146 patients were under the age of 18, 253 patients were ages 18-30, 200 patients were ages 31-40, 188 patients were ages 41-50, 186 patients were ages 51-60, 161 patients were ages 61-70, 106 patients were ages 71-80, and 62 patients were over age 80.

The additional cases bring the total number of COVID-19 cases in the county to 2,540 with a total of 2,038 of those listed as being in recovery, according to a health department statement.

As of Thursday, 72.3 percent of Clark County's hospital beds were occupied, and 9.9 percent of its ICU beds were in use, according to Public Health, which reported that COVID-19 patients and persons awaiting test results accounted for 5.4 percent of the county's hospital beds. The county now has 49,988 confirmed cases and 1,558 deaths.

Whitley County's COVID-19 current case incidence rate is 34.3, which places it in the red category.

The county has averaged about 17 new cases per day over the last 14 days, according to a 14-day moving average graph updated weekdays by the health department.

Bell County has had a total of 651 COVID-19 cases with two people now hospitalized, including a 51-year-old female and a 59-year-old male.

The total number of deaths in the county due to COVID-19 remained at 28, the health department said.

Bell County's COVID-19 incidence rate is 35.1 placing it in the red category.

Douglas County reports 18 new COVID-19 cases; 295 of 2784 remain active

"We have been notified that five of these cases are from a congregated setting".

Manatee County has 87 new cases of people who've tested positive for the coronavirus. Percent positivity for new cases decreased from 5.19% to 3.98%.

Knox County has had a total of 787 COVID-19 cases, including 184 active cases.

According to the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration, those hospitals had 24 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 being a primary diagnosis and reason for their admission.

The Department of Health advises that if people have or think they have covid-19, they should stay home and keep away from others.

In total, there are 383 cases in residents younger than 20, 653 in their 20s, 316 in their 30s, 316 in their 40s, 270 in their 50s, 149 in their 60s, 104 in their 70s and 101 that are 80 or older.

In Florida, there have been 16,267 residents and 203 non-residents killed by COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.

On Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear reported 1,330 new COVID-19 cases, and 17 new COVID-19 deaths.

Statewide there have been 92,299 positive cases of the COVID-19 virus in Kentucky, and 1,380 total deaths from the virus.

Of the overall total, 1,276 people have recovered or are recovering, 128 have been hospitalized at some point during their illness and 22 have died.