DOH reports largest single day increase of COVID cases – The Courier-Express

DOH reports largest single day increase of COVID cases – The Courier-Express

HARRISBURG — According to the Department of Health, as of 12 a.m. Friday there were 2,219 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 190,579. Daily increases are now comparable with what the state saw in April, with Thursday’s case count the largest one-day total.

Of these, 8,143 are probable cases of the coronavirus.

The department will no longer be including counties with increases of more than 100 cases in the daily releases. The most accurate daily data is available on the website, with archived data also available.

The number of tests administered within the last seven days between October 16 and October 22 is 235,737 with 10,840 positive cases.

The DOH reports that 78 percent of cases are considered to be recovered by being 30 days past the patients’ first positive test.

As of Friday, Clearfield County reported 427 cases; 353 confirmed and 74 probable. Jefferson County reported 158 cases; 112 confirmed
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