PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting 240 new Coronavirus cases Friday, and one additional death, out of 2,118 test results.
The county-wide total now stands at 5,990 since March 14. There are 5,798 confirmed cases and 192 probable cases.
In the newest cases, health department officials say patient ages range from 1-month to 97-years-old with the median age being 34. Positive results are from tests that span June 29 through July 16, 2020.
Officials report that 507 patients have been or are presently hospitalized among all cases; that’s 17 more patients hospitalized since Thursday’s report.
The death toll has grown to 206, with 194 confirmed deaths and 12 are probable. A probable death is when a person had not had a positive test for COVID-19.
The most recently reported death is of a person aged 97 and the date of death is July 16, 2020. All deaths are of individuals ranging in age from 23-103, with 84 being the median age of those who have died.
This is the July 17, 2020 COVID-19 Update.
The 5,990 cases include 240 new cases, 17 new hospitalizations & 1 additional death reported in the last 24 hours out of 2,118 test results. The newest cases range in age from 1 mo-97 years old with 34 being the median age. pic.twitter.com/3MYev8NPqt
— Allegheny County Health Department (@HealthAllegheny) July 17, 2020
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