State College, PA - Centre County - Central Pennsylvania - Home of Penn State University

Centre County Adds 1 New Case of COVID-19; Statewide Total Tops 75,000

by on June 06, 2020 12:04 PM

Centre County reported one new COVID-19 case on Saturday, its first new positive in five days.

The county has now had 155 cases of the virus since the first was reported on March 20, including 12 in the past two weeks.

Statewide, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 701 new cases on Saturday, bringing Pennsylvania's total to 74,385. It was the 27th consecutive day the state has reported fewer than 1,000 new cases.

Pennsylvania has had 5,931 deaths attributed to COVID-19, with 45 new deaths reported on Saturday. The health department has reported seven COVID-19 deaths for Centre County, but the county coroner's office has confirmed only six. DOH lists deaths by county of residency, so it is likely a Centre County resident died elsewhere in the state.

An estimated 70 percent of patients with the virus — or about 52,560 — have recovered, according to the health department. 

Among the state's total cases, ​72,979 are confirmed and ​2,107 are probable. I

Centre County's confirmed cases by zip code are:

16823 (Bellefonte): 39

16801 (State College): 35

16803 (State College): 27

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 bordering counties, Huntingdon now has 236 cases, Union has 71, Clinton has 60, Mifflin has 59, Blair has 53 and Clearfield has 44. 

A total of 435,122 patients in Pennsylvania have tested negative for COVID-19, including 2,399 people in Centre County.

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

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has had 1,901,416 cases of COVID-19, with 109,215 deaths and 491,706 recoveries.


Geoff Rushton is managing editor for Contact him at [email protected] or find him on Twitter at @geoffrushton.
Next Article
Summer Concert Memories: Elvis Sunglasses, Michael Stipe and Me
June 06, 2020 5:00 AM
by Jay Paterno
Summer Concert Memories: Elvis Sunglasses, Michael Stipe and Me
Disclaimer: Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

order food online