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Pennsylvania Surpasses 1 Million COVID-19 Cases; Centre County Adds 72 New Positives

Pennsylvania has now had more than 1 million COVID-19 cases since the state’s first were reported on March 6, 2020.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 3,623 new cases statewide on Thursday, bringing the total to 1,000,240.

Centre County added 72 cases to bring its total to 14,136.

The county also had 170 additional negative test results, increasing its total to 64,311. Across Pennsylvania, there were 7,994 new negatives for a total of 4,084,343.

Centre County’s total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 remained at 213 for the 19th consecutive day.

With 41 new COVID-19 deaths reported statewide, Pennsylvania’s total is 24,917.

Mount Nittany Medical Center is treating 23 COVID-19 inpatients as of Thursday morning, an increase of two since Wednesday. The patients range in age from 18 to 84, according to a hospital spokesperson.

Statewide, hospitalizations continue to tick up with 1,717 COVID-19 inpatients, including 351 in intensive care and 184 on ventilators.

Two resident cases were removed from Centre County nursing and personal care home totals. A total of 18 long-term care facilities in the county have had a combined 722 resident cases, 152 employee cases and 163 resident deaths.

An estimated 91% of COVID-19 patients in the state have recovered, per a health department calculation.

A total of 39,329 people in Centre County are at least partially covered by the COVID-19 vaccine. The total includes 25,095 who are fully covered, either through the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine or both required doses of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines, according to health department data.

Among Pennsylvania’s cases, 853,113 are confirmed and 147,127 are probable. In Centre County, 12,915 are confirmed and 1,221 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): 4,944 confirmed [+20], 360 probable [+6]

16823 (Bellefonte and Pleasant Gap): 2,322 confirmed [+7], 192 probable [+1]

16803 (State College): 1,238 confirmed [+8], 148 probable [-2]

16802 (University Park): 1,076 confirmed [+29], 40 probable [-3]

16866 (Philipsburg): 777 confirmed [+1], 113 probable

16870 (Port Matilda): 433 confirmed [-1], 65 probable

16841 (Howard): 351 confirmed [+2], 37 probable

16845 (Karthaus): 261 confirmed [+2], 9 probable [-1]

16828 (Centre Hall): 254 confirmed, 28 probable

16827 (Boalsburg): 251 confirmed, 38 probable

16875 (Spring Mills): 243 confirmed, 32 probable

16844 (Julian): 178 confirmed [+1], 19 probable

16853 (Milesburg): 121 confirmed, 6 probable

16877 (Warrior’s Mark): 103 confirmed [+1], 16 probable

16874 (Snow Shoe): 95 confirmed [-1], 13 probable

16865 (Pennsylvania Furnace): 78 confirmed, 8 probable

16826 (Blanchard): 67 confirmed [+1], 6 probable

16829 (Clarence): 62 confirmed, 13 probable

16854 (Millheim): 60 confirmed, 5 probable

16872 (Rebersburg): 60 confirmed [+1], 6 probable

16851 (Lemont): 55 confirmed [+1], 5 probable

16820 (Aaronsburg): 48 confirmed, 13 probable

16859 (Moshannon): 42 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16856 (Mingoville): 28 confirmed, 6 probable

16868 (Pine Grove Mills): 26 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16832 (Coburn): 25 confirmed, 1-4 probable

16677 (Sandy Ridge): 25 confirmed, 1-4 probable

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

16863 (Orviston): 13 confirmed

16835 (Fleming): 11 confirmed, 6 probable

16804 (State College): 10 confirmed

16882 (Woodward): 8 confirmed

16805 (State College): 1-4 confirmed

Among Centre County’s bordering counties, Blair now has 10,997 [+28] total cases, Clearfield has 6,949 [+29], Union has 5,412 [+29], Mifflin has 4,729 [+9], Huntingdon has 4,512 [+5] and Clinton has 3,017 [+3].