HARRISBURG, P.a. (WETM) – COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the country, including in Pennsylvania. According to the state’s Department of Health, just under 1,000 positive cases were confirmed this past weekend, bringing the statewide total to 1,216,763.
There are 260 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 50 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19. More data is available here. The trend in the 14-day moving average number of hospitalized patients continues to drop. The full 14-day moving average since the start of the pandemic can be found here.
Statewide percent positivity for the week of July 9 – July 15 stood at 1.7%. Between 11:59 p.m. Friday, July 16 and 11:59 p.m. Sunday, July 18, there were 9 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 27,795 deaths attributed to COVID-19. County-specific information and a statewide map are available on the COVID-19 Data Dashboard.