By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting 1,074 new Coronavirus cases and 13 new deaths.
Of the newly reported cases, 761 are confirmed from 2,313 PCR tests. There are 313 probable cases.
“New cases range in age from 1 week to 100 years with a median age of 46 years,” the Health Department says. The dates of positive tests range from December 4 to December 15. Twenty-nine of those tests are more than a week old.
Of the 13 new deaths, five people were in their 70s, four in their 80s, three in their 90s, and one person was
more than 100-years-old.
Seven of those deaths have been associated with long-term care facilities.
The age breakdown of the new cases are as follows:
The newly reported cases were among 579 females and 495 males.
This is the COVID-19 Daily Update from the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) for December 16, 2020.
In the last 24 hours, 1,074 new cases were reported to the Health Department. Of these, 761 are confirmed cases from 2,313 new PCR tests. There are 313 probable cases. pic.twitter.com/WVwb37oUMd
— Allegheny County Health Department (@HealthAllegheny) December 16, 2020
There have been 2,669 hospitalizations in Allegheny County since the outbreak began.
The county-wide death toll has risen to 688.
There have been 43,007 total coronavirus cases among Allegheny County residents since the pandemic started.
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