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450 new positive coronavirus cases in one day, with half in Pittsburgh area


Harrisburg, PA (AP) — Pennsylvania health officials say an additional 450 people statewide have tested positive for the coronavirus, with nearly half the new cases coming from the Pittsburgh area.

There were 218 new infections in Allegheny County, a virus hotspot that is home to Pittsburgh and 1.2 million people. Last week, county health officials announced a one-week ban on table service at bars and restaurants.

Statewide, a single new COVID-19 death was reported Monday, raising Pennsylvania’s toll to 7,754 since the beginning of the pandemic.

More than 90,000 people statewide have tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19.


Most of the patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older. More data is available here.

A county breakdown can be found here.

For the latest information for individuals, families, businesses and schools, visit “Responding to COVID-19” on pa.gov.

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