Pennsylvania has 74,385 confirmed coronavirus cases

Pennsylvania has 74,385 confirmed coronavirus cases

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good afternoon. Here’s our latest update on covert 19 in Pennsylvania. As of 12 a.m. This morning, we have 511 new cases of Cove in 19. This brings our statewide total to 73,405 Pennsylvanians who have tested positive for covert 19 in all 67 counties. Tragically, 5742 deaths are now attributed to covert 19 statewide. We are now estimating that 68% of people with Cove in 19 have recovered today. I am pleased to announce a partnership with the Jewish Healthcare Foundation to establish the Southwest Contact Tracing Consortium. This consortium brings together a community business organizations and employers, federally qualified health centers in county human service organizations, foundations and health systems in colleges and universities with public health officials to work to increase contact tracing in southwest Pennsylvania. This consortium is the first of many regional groups across the state that will help assess the number of contact tracers needed in each area, help recruit and train them and coordinate information and data to ensure consistency. To increase our contact tracing. We have also been working with Temple University School of public health during the month of June, we will be training 200 students from Temple to help with contact tracing. We have also been working with the Penn State College of Medicine to recruit medical students to do contact tracing, and so far, there are 46 medical students helping with this effort. Now, in addition to contact tracing, our teams are working on increasing testing capacity throughout the state. We’re very excited today to announce a new partnership with Walmart and Quest Diagnostics to increase testing for residents living in areas where there are fewer testing sites. Over the next few weeks, 19 free testing sites will open at WalMart locations across north, central and northwest Pennsylvania and will be testing residents on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 7 a.m. 29 a. M. Anyone who needs a test can get a test. Anyone, the Department of Health and the Wolf Administration are dedicated to health equity and non discrimination. We are removing barriers to testing, including cost to ensure the accessibility and availability of testing for all Pennsylvanians. Residents must register one day in advance through quest. Up to 50 patients can be tested per day. The 1st 5 dry through testing sites will begin actually Friday. On June 5th, the’s site locations will occur in Clarion County, Eerie County, Montoursville, Clearfield and Hermitage. Additional sites will be announced prior to their opening. In the next few weeks. Residents confined a map of these locations and their addresses, as well as the link to quests Portal to register on our website health dot p a dot gov. Again, registered residents must register through Quest Diagnostics to confirm their appointment. We’re taking every precaution to make sure that residents who are being tested don’t expose healthcare workers or the community to covert 19. So people are required to stay in their cars to get tested and then drive directly home to sell. Five. Isolate if they’re having symptoms of Cove in 19. Certainly, if symptoms worsen while they’re waiting for test results, they should speak with their health care provider. Of course, always if there’s a medical emergency, please seek immediate care. Patients will receive an email with their test results from Quest within 24 to 48 hours in Actually, physicians will call any patient who has a positive test result. Residents will be able to also view their test results on quests. Patient portal for information in additional questions about the testing process, we have more information on our Cove in 19 page on our website and health dot p a dot gov. Now here are my daily reminders. Please wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or the time it takes to sing Happy Birthday twice. Please use hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available, cover and he coughs or sneezes with your elbow, not with your hands. And please don’t touch your face, especially after touching surfaces. Clean surfaces frequently, and when you have to go out, please wear a mask if you’re going to come into contact for others with others. If you have questions about your health, please contact your health care provider. And if you need mental health, resource is because you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis. Please contact the crisis text line by texting P. A. 2741741 or call the statewide support and referral help line at 1855 to 84 2494 again. 1855 to 84 2494 If you or someone you care about needs help with a substance use disorder, please call the department and drug and alcohol programs. Get help now hotline at 1 806 6 to help again 1 806 6 To help for the most reliable information about Pennsylvania’s response to Cove in 19 please visit our website at health dot p a dot gov. And what is most important for Pennsylvanians to remember to stay calm, stay alert and stay safe.

There are now 74,385 positive cases of coronavirus in Pennsylvania. Officials announced 443 new positive cases Friday.Officials said there are now 5,886 confirmed coronavirus deaths. This is an increase of 69 deaths since the last round of numbers was released Thursday. Over 424,000 patients have tested negative for coronavirus in the state. Watch the latest news conference from Dr. Rachel Levine in the video player above. “As Pennsylvania continues to move forward in the process to reopen, we need to remember that the threat from COVID-19 has not gone away,” Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said. “As counties move into the yellow and green phases, we must take personal responsibility to protect others. Wearing a mask, continuing to maintain social distancing, and washing your hands frequently are all steps we can take to help protect others, including our most vulnerable Pennsylvanians, our essential workers and our healthcare system.”Click here to track the curve of coronavirus cases in Pennsylvania: see total number of cases, new cases per day and COVID-19 related deaths.Click here to see a statewide map with county-by-county information. The Pennsylvania Department of Health is now providing data on nursing home COVID-19 cases and deaths by county. Click here to read the data for each county. The data is halfway down the page. 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Sign up to get the latest coronavirus headlines delivered to your inbox:]

There are now 74,385 positive cases of coronavirus in Pennsylvania. Officials announced 443 new positive cases Friday.

Officials said there are now 5,886 confirmed coronavirus deaths. This is an increase of 69 deaths since the last round of numbers was released Thursday.

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Over 424,000 patients have tested negative for coronavirus in the state.

Watch the latest news conference from Dr. Rachel Levine in the video player above.

“As Pennsylvania continues to move forward in the process to reopen, we need to remember that the threat from COVID-19 has not gone away,” Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said. “As counties move into the yellow and green phases, we must take personal responsibility to protect others. Wearing a mask, continuing to maintain social distancing, and washing your hands frequently are all steps we can take to help protect others, including our most vulnerable Pennsylvanians, our essential workers and our healthcare system.”

Click here to track the curve of coronavirus cases in Pennsylvania: see total number of cases, new cases per day and COVID-19 related deaths.

Click here to see a statewide map with county-by-county information.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is now providing data on nursing home COVID-19 cases and deaths by county. Click here to read the data for each county. The data is halfway down the page.

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