COVID-19 FILE

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COVID-19

Crawford County added another new coronavirus case on Friday, according to the Department of Health.

The agency said in its latest data release that the county has had 51 cases since it started collecting data in early March.

The county has had 16 cases reported by the state over the past eight days.

The county has had 1,978 negative tests, an increase of 86 negative tests from Thursday.

No other information was released by the state on the new cases.

Pennsylvania announced 600 additional COVID-19 cases on Friday, the largest total in more than two weeks. 

The number of hospitalizations and COVID-19 patients on ventilators continues to decline. There were 675 patients hospitalized statewide on Friday, a drop of 28 from Thursday, while 125 patients are on ventilators, down eight.

State health officials announced 22 new deaths on Friday, pushing the total of 6,579.

The 600 new cases push the statewide total to 84,370. It was the largest single-day increase since June 12, when there were 636 new cases. There have been only four days in June with at least 600 new cases. State health officials estimate 78 percent of patients with COVID-19 Pennsylvania have already recovered.

In nursing and personal care homes statewide there are 17,527 resident cases of COVID-19, and 3,162 cases among employees, for a total of 20,689 at 678 distinct facilities in 51 counties.

Approximately 6,395 of Pennsylvania's total cases are in health care workers.

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