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Centre County Adds 1 New Case of COVID-19

by on May 31, 2020 8:21 PM

Centre County has had 153 cases of COVID-19 since its first was reported on March 20, including one new positive reported on Sunday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

The county has added 24 new cases in the past two weeks.

Statewide, 511 cases were reported on Sunday, bringing Pennsylvania's total to 71,926. It was the 21st consecutive day the state has reported fewer than 1,000 new cases.

Across Pennsylvania, there have been 5,555 COVID-19 deaths, with 18 new deaths reported on Sunday. The health department has reported seven deaths for Centre County, but the county coroner's office has confirmed only six. DOH lists deaths by county of residency, so it is possible a Centre County resident died elsewhere in the state.

The health department estimates that 67 percent of patients with the virus — or about 48,190 Pennsylvanians — have recovered. Among the state's total cases, 69,916 are confirmed and 2,010 are probable. 

In Centre County, confirmed cases by zip code are:

16823 (Bellefonte): 39

16801 (State College): 35

16803 (State College): 25

16827 (Boalsburg): 9 

16870 (Port Matilda): 9

16828 (Centre Hall), 16866 (Philipsburg), 16844 (Julian), 16841 (Howard), 16875 (Spring Mills), 16852 (Madisonburg) and 16872 (Rebersburg) each have 1-4 cases. Specific numbers are not provided for zip codes with fewer than five cases. 

Among Centre County's bordering counties, Huntingdon now has 230 cases, Mifflin and Union each have 59, Clinton has 56, Blair has 50 and Clearfield has 39.

A total of 383,111 patients in Pennsylvania have tested negative for COVID-19, including 2135 people in Centre County. Across the state, 1,352 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, with 282 requiring a ventilator, as of noon on Sunday.

Individual county data for Pennsylvania is available at the Department of Health website.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has had 1,788,762 cases of COVID-19, with 104,356 deaths and 444,758 recoveries.



Geoff Rushton is managing editor for StateCollege.com. Contact him at [email protected] or find him on Twitter at @geoffrushton.
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