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Centers for Disease Control


The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported seven new positive coronavirus test results in Crawford County Thursday, raising the county's total case count since early March to 366.

The agency has not released information on any of the cases.

The DOH's online hospital preparedness dashboard on Thursday said the county had two coronavirus patients hospitalized and did not have anyone on a respirator, down from three hospitalized listed Wednesday. Meadville Medical Center has stopped giving daily updates and referred inquiries to the agency's website.

The county has had 58 cases reported by the state since Sept. 28.

To date, there have been 9,361 negative tests in the county, an increase of 98 since Wednesday.

Regionally, since the state started tracking COVID-19, Erie County has had 1,835 cases (an increase of nine since Wednesday), Mercer County 862 (up 15), Venango County 149 (up seven) and Warren County 58 (unchanged).

State adds nearly 1,600

Pennsylvania had its 10th consecutive day with at least 1,000 new COVID-19 cases, as the state Department of Health announced another 1,598 case.

There are also 50 more Pennsylvania residents hospitalized due to the novel coronavirus on Thursday than a day before, according to a statewide database.

Allegheny is reporting an increase of 117 cases, Philadelphia is reporting an increase of 163 cases and Westmoreland is reporting an increase of 135 cases.

Statewide there were another 21 deaths due to the complications from the novel coronavirus. Since the state began tracking cases in March, there have been 177,520 cases and 8,432 deaths.

The number of Pennsylvanians hospitalized due to COVID-19 complications increased by 50 on Thursday to 799. There also are 94 residents on ventilators.

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