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Centre County Adds 12 New COVID-19 Cases

by on September 08, 2020 12:20 PM

Centre County reported 12 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday to increase its total to 686 since the first was reported on March 20, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

The county also had 91 new negative test results. A total of 16,886 patients in Centre County have tested negative for the virus.

Overall test results from the holiday weekend continue to be far lower than last week, when the county was averaging about 450 results per day. From Sunday through Tuesday, the average results per day have been 121.

In the past two weeks the county has added 259 cases, 195 in the past week. 

Among Monday's new cases, 10 were in the State College and University Park zip codes.

According to DOH data, Centre County has one COVID-19 hospitalization. Across Pennsylvania, 514 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, with 63 requiring use of a ventilator.

Statewide, the health department reported 496 new positives, increasing Pennsylvania's total to 140,359.

There were 6,339 new negative test results statewide. A total of 1,614,717 patients in Pennsylvania have tested negative for the virus.

An estimated 81% of COVID-19 patients in the state — about 113,691 — have recovered, according to a DOH calculation.

The health department reported 11 new COVID-19 deaths, bringing the state's total at 7,791. DOH has reported 11 total COVID-19 deaths for Centre County, the most recent on Aug. 14. The coroner's office has confirmed only seven, ranging in age from 74 to 96.

Most COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths have been among patients 65 and older, according to DOH.

Of the patients statewide who have tested positive, the age breakdown is as follows:

  • Approximately 1% are ages 0-4;
  • Nearly 2% are ages 5-12;
  • Approximately 4% are ages 13-18;
  • Approximately 11% are ages 19-24; 
  • Nearly 37% are ages 25-49; 
  • Approximately 22% are ages 50-64; and
  • Approximately 23% are ages 65 or older

Among Pennsylvania's total cases, 136,345 are confirmed and 4,014 are probable. In Centre County, 638 are confirmed and 48 are probable. For Tuesday's cases, 11 are confirmed and one is probable.

Centre County's cases by zip code, according to available DOH data:

*Note: Specific numbers for zip codes with 1-4 cases are redacted by the health department. Daily increases are in brackets.

16801 (State College): 249 confirmed [+8], 19 probable [+1]

16823 (Bellefonte): 74 confirmed, 6 probable

16803 (State College): 64 confirmed, 6 probable

16802 (University Park): 62 confirmed [+1]

16866 (Philipsburg): 26 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16875 (Spring Mills): 23 confirmed

16841 (Howard): 23 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16870 (Port Matilda): 21 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16827 (Boalsburg): 17 confirmed

16828 (Centre Hall): 13 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16851 (Lemont) 7 confirmed

16853 (Milesburg): 7 confirmed

16854 (Millheim) 6 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16844 (Julian) 6 confirmed

16877 (Warrior's Mark) 5 confirmed

16865 (Pennsylvania Furnace) 5 confirmed

16820 (Aaronsburg) 5 confirmed

16677 (Sandy Ridge), 16804 (State College), 16826 (Blanchard), 16829 (Clarence), 16832 (Coburn), 16845 (Karthaus), 16852 (Madisonburg), 16856 (Mingoville), 16868 (Pine Grove Mills), 16872 (Rebersburg), 16874 (Snow Shoe) and 16882 (Woodward) each have 1-4 confirmed or probable cases.

Among Centre County's bordering counties, Blair now has 498 [+2] total cases, Union has 414 [-3], Huntingdon has 388 [+1], Clearfield has 265 [+9], Mifflin has 175 [+1] and Clinton has 160.

 

 



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