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Centre County Adds 1 New Case of COVID-19 as Statewide Total Surpasses 64,000

by on May 20, 2020 6:36 PM

Centre County reported one new case of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing its total to 133 since the first was reported on March 20, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

The county has added 20 cases in the past two weeks.

Pennsylvania's total number of COVID-19 cases is now 64,412, with 746 new positives reported on Wednesday. It was the 10th consecutive day the state had fewer than 1,000 new cases.

The state has had 4,767 COVID-19 deaths, with the health department adding 143 new deaths to the count on Wednesday.

Centre County has had five COVID-19 deaths, the most recent occurring on May 14.

The county's overall case counts by zip code are:

16823 (Bellefonte): 38

16801 (State College): 29

16803 (State College): 20

16827 (Boalsburg): 9 

16870 (Port Matilda): 8

16828 (Centre Hall), 16866 (Philipsburg), 16844 (Julian), 16841 (Howard), 16852 (Madisonburg) 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 215 cases, Mifflin has 57, Union has 56, Clinton has 45, Blair has 39 and Clearfield has 33.

A total of 293,244 patients in Pennsylvania have tested negative for COVID-19, including 1,632 people in Centre County. Across the state, 1,783 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, with 365 requiring a ventilator, as of 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday. 

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

The Pennsylvania Department of Health does not provide data on recovered patients. According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has had 1,548,646 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 93,214 deaths and 294,312 recoveries.

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