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Centre County Adds 36 COVID-19 Cases; Pennsylvania Reports 2,818

Centre County reported 36 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday to bring its total to 12,555, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Pennsylvania added 2,818 cases, bringing the statewide total to 911,591.

The county also had 55 additional negative test results, increasing its total to 60,278. Across Pennsylvania there were 8,051 new negatives for a total of 3,815,778.

DOH reported one new death attributed to the virus among Centre County residents, bringing the county’s total at 207.

With 90 new COVID-19 deaths reported statewide on Saturday, Pennsylvania’s total is now 23,570.

According to the health department’s hospital preparedness dashboard, which includes both Mount Nittany and rehabilitation hospitals, 15 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized in Centre County, with none in intensive care or on ventilators.

Across Pennsylvania, 2,060 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, including 443 in intensive care and 259 on ventilators, as of Saturday morning.

Centre County’s PCR testing positivity rate for Feb. 12 through Feb. 18 dropped to 4.5%, down from 9.3% the previous seven days, according to the updated DOH early warning monitoring dashboard. Pennsylvania’s statewide PCR testing positivity rate was 6.5%, down from 8.0% the previous week.

Average daily COVID hospitalizations in Centre County also fell to 15.9 from 25.9 a week earlier.

Nursing and personal care homes in Centre County reported six new COVID-19 case among residents. A total of 18 long-term care facilities in the county have had a combined 694 resident cases, 146 employee cases and 157 resident deaths.

An estimated 89% of COVID-19 patients in the state have recovered, per a health department calculation.

A total of 20,857 people in Centre County have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, including 4,960 who are fully covered with both required doses, according to health department data last updated on Friday.

Among Pennsylvania’s total cases, 786,131 are confirmed and 125,460 are probable. In Centre County, 11,598 are confirmed and 957 are probable.

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

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

16801 (State College): 4,563 confirmed [+4], 292 probable [-1]

16823 (Bellefonte and Pleasant Gap): 2,141 confirmed [+7], 158 probable [+4]

16803 (State College): 1,087 confirmed [+6], 114 probable

16802 (University Park): 818 confirmed, 24 probable

16866 (Philipsburg): 723 confirmed [+7], 61 probable [+5]

16870 (Port Matilda): 374 confirmed [+2], 48 probable [+1]

16841 (Howard): 315 confirmed, 32 probable

16845 (Karthaus): 253 confirmed, 6 probable

16828 (Centre Hall): 236 confirmed [+1], 26 probable

16875 (Spring Mills): 224 confirmed [+1], 30 probable

16827 (Boalsburg): 219 confirmed, 29 probable

16844 (Julian): 162 confirmed [+1], 16 probable

16853 (Milesburg): 113 confirmed, 6 probable

16877 (Warrior’s Mark): 89 confirmed, 14 probable

16874 (Snow Shoe): 89 confirmed, 11 probable

16865 (Pennsylvania Furnace): 73 confirmed, 6 probable

16854 (Millheim): 58 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16826 (Blanchard): 57 confirmed, 6 probable

16829 (Clarence): 54 confirmed, 9 probable

16872 (Rebersburg): 53 confirmed, 6 probable

16820 (Aaronsburg): 46 confirmed, 11 probable

16851 (Lemont): 44 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16859 (Moshannon): 40 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16856 (Mingoville): 28 confirmed, 6 probable

16832 (Coburn): 22 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16677 (Sandy Ridge): 22 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16868 (Pine Grove Mills): 22 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16852 (Madisonburg): 17 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16835 (Fleming): 11 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16863 (Orviston): 10 confirmed

16804 (State College): 8 confirmed

16882 (Woodward): 8 confirmed

Among Centre County’s bordering counties, Blair now has 10,507 [+24] total cases, Clearfield has 6,122 [+16], Union has 5,082 [+14], Mifflin has 4,526 [+7], Huntingdon has 4,137 [+2] and Clinton has 2,691 [+10].