Cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in region | News
Cases of COVID-19 continued to rise around the region, with additional deaths reported in McKean, Elk, Potter and Cameron Counties.
Over a two-day period, McKean County had an additional 150 cases for 1,829 and 23 deaths. Elk County had an additional 78 cases for 1,515 total cases and 17 deaths. Potter County had an additional 49 cases for 632 total cases and 15 deaths. Cameron County had 12 additional cases for 159 total cases and 12 deaths.
Statewide, there were 16,967 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 657,292.
In Bradford, there were 32 additional cases for 601 confirmed and 117 probable; Smethport , 40 more cases for 188 confirmed and 12 probable; Port Allegany, 18 more cases for 126 confirmed and 12 probable; Lewis Run, 22 more cases for 79 confirmed and 149 probable; Kane, 13 more cases for 215 confirmed and 29 probable; Duke Center, two more cases for 15 confirmed and 6 probable; and Turtlepoint, two more cases for 12 confirmed and one to four probable.
In Elk County, St. Marys had 26 additional cases for 447 confirmed and 216 probable; Ridgway had 20 additional cases for 202 confirmed and 79 probable; Johnsonburg had an additional 8 cases for 102 confirmed and 35 probable; Wilcox had one more case for 27 confirmed and 15 probable; Kersey had two additional cases for 56 confirmed and 42 probable; and Weedville had two additional cases for 51 confirmed and 25 probable.
In Potter County, Coudersport had an additional 21 cases for 237 confirmed and 32 probable and Shinglehouse had an additional 20 cases for 80 confirmed and 10 probable.
In Cameron County, Emporium had an additional 12 cases, for 99 confirmed and 39 probable.
As of Saturday, there were 5,529 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 1,149 patients were hospitalized in the intensive care unit.
In Elk County, there were six patients hospitalized with COVID-19; in McKean County, 18 hospitalized with four in intensive care; and in Potter County, seven patients hospitalized with three in intensive care.
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