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COVID-19 update: 2,597 new positive cases

The Department of Health identifies 56 new deaths related to the coronavirus.
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The Pennsylvania Department of Health now lists 2,597 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,164,216 on Wednesday, May 5.

There were 56 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, for a total of 26,390 deaths attributed to COVID-19, according to the department.

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