HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed that as of 12 a.m., April 12, there was a two-day total of 6,450 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state-wide total to 1,075,424.
According to the department’s Web site, Clearfield County has had 7,607 (+47) total cases since March of 2020 and 130 deaths while 20,487 people have tested negative for the virus. Of those cases, 5,511 were confirmed and 2,096 were probable.
There are 2,460 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 in Pennsylvania, state health officials say, and of that number, 516 patients are in the intensive care unit.
Most patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older, and most deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older. More data is available here.
The department has also reported a total of 25,406 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Pennsylvania. County-specific information and a state-wide map are available on the COVID-19 Data Dashboard.
There are 4,232,867 individuals who have tested negative state-wide to date. Additionally, 89 percent of patients have recovered from the virus.
State health officials remind that mask-wearing is required in all businesses and whenever leaving home, even if fully vaccinated, and is critical to preventing the spread of COVID-19.