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Centre County Adds 55 COVID-19 Cases; Pennsylvania Reports 5,984

Centre County reported 55 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday to bring its total to 10,357, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Pennsylvania added 5,984 new positives, bringing the statewide total to 783,170.

The county also had 157 additional negative test results, increasing its total to 55,074. Across Pennsylvania there were 12,813 new negatives for a total of 3,507,092.

The health department reported two new COVID-19 deaths among Centre County residents to bring the total to 175. Coroner Scott Sayers has confirmed 122 deaths in Centre County, ranging in age from 55 to 104.

With 401 new COVID-19 deaths reported, Pennsylvania’s total is now 19,868. According to DOH, 78% of the new deaths reported on Wednesday occurred over the past 10 days. The remainder occurred in late December and early January.

Mount Nittany Medical Center is treating 36 COVID-19 inpatients as of Wednesday morning, a decrease of five since Tuesday. The patients range in age from 30 to 101 , according to a hospital spokesperson.

Statewide, 4,882 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, including 889 in intensive care and 546 on ventilators.

An estimated 78% of COVID-19 patients in the state have recovered, according to a DOH calculation.

Among Pennsylvania’s total cases, 689,913 are confirmed and 93,257 are probable. In Centre County, 9,662 are confirmed and 695 are probable.

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

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

16801 (State College): 3,640 confirmed [+10], 207 probable [+1]

16823 (Bellefonte and Pleasant Gap): 1,844 confirmed [+11], 116 probable [+2]

16803 (State College): 842 confirmed [+6], 83 probable [+4]

16802 (University Park): 796 confirmed [-2], 20 probable

16866 (Philipsburg): 646 confirmed [+2], 34 probable

16870 (Port Matilda): 300 confirmed [+1], 37 probable

16841 (Howard): 265 confirmed, 26 probable

16845 (Karthaus): 225 confirmed [+1], 1-4 probable

16875 (Spring Mills): 195 confirmed, 24 probable

16828 (Centre Hall): 193 confirmed [+4], 24 probable

16827 (Boalsburg): 179 confirmed [+2], 17 probable

16844 (Julian): 130 confirmed [+1], 11 probable

16853 (Milesburg): 94 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16874 (Snow Shoe): 77 confirmed [+2], 5 probable

16877 (Warrior’s Mark): 75 confirmed [+1], 9 probable

16865 (Pennsylvania Furnace): 64 confirmed [+2], 1-4 probable

16854 (Millheim): 54 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16829 (Clarence): 52 confirmed [+1], 9 probable

16826 (Blanchard): 51 confirmed [+1], 5 probable

16872 (Rebersburg): 47 confirmed [+1], 6 probable [+1]

16820 (Aaronsburg): 44 confirmed, 9 probable

16851 (Lemont): 40 confirmed [+1], 1-4 probable

16859 (Moshannon): 38 confirmed [+2], 1-4 probable

16856 (Mingoville): 27 confirmed, 5 probable

16832 (Coburn): 20 confirmed, 1-4 probable [increase of at least 1]

16677 (Sandy Ridge): 20 confirmed, 1-4 probable [increase of at least 1]

16868 (Pine Grove Mills): 17 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16852 (Madisonburg): 15 confirmed [-1]

16804 (State College): 8 confirmed

16835 (Fleming): 7 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16882 (Woodward): 7 confirmed

16863 (Orviston): 7 confirmed [+1]

16805 (State College): 1-4 confirmed

Among Centre County’s bordering counties, Blair now has 9,470 [+56] total cases, Clearfield has 5,214 [+46], Mifflin has 4,062 [+21], Huntingdon has 3,644 [+19], Union has 3,747 [+59] and Clinton has 2,392 [+16].