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COVID-19 update: More than 27,000 new positive cases statewide

The Department of Health is reporting 255 new deaths related to the coronavirus in Pennsylvania.
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PENNSYLVANIA, USA — The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed 27,364 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 2,174,846on Thursday, January 6.

There were 255 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry. The statewide total of deaths attributed to COVID-19 is 37,366, according to the department.

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Get county-specific coronavirus information by visiting Pennsylvania's Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard.

View the CDC COVID data tracker here.

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