HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed that as of 12 a.m., April 16, there were 5,650 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state-wide total to 1,098,502.
According to the department’s Web site, Clearfield County has had 7,761 (+47) total cases since March of 2020 and 132 deaths while 20,655 people have tested negative for the virus. Of those cases, 5,624 were confirmed and 2,137 were probable.
There are 2,577 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 in Pennsylvania, state health officials say, and of that number, 572 patients are in the intensive care unit.
Most of the patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older. More data is available here.
The department has also reported a total of 25,622 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 4,271,431 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.