HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed that as of 12 a.m., May 12, there were 2,179 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state-wide total to 1,179,251.
According to the department’s Web site, Clearfield County has had 8,405 (+16) total cases since March of 2020 and 143 deaths while 21,442 people have tested negative for the virus. Of those cases, 6,131 were confirmed and 2,274 were probable.
The department has also reported a total of 26,659 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 4,483,950 individuals who have tested negative state-wide to date. Additionally, 91 percent of patients have recovered from the virus.
State health officials remind that mask-wearing is required in all businesses and whenever leaving home, and critical to preventing the spread of COVID-19.
Fully-vaccinated people are permitted to participate in some activities without a mask based on U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance.