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State update for COVID-19 – Wednesday, October 19

The Department of Health reports nearly 11,000 new cases last week and 140 deaths related to the coronavirus over the previous seven days.

PENNSYLVANIA, USA — The Pennsylvania Department of Health has updated COVID-19 statistics for the last week.

  • The department confirms 10,843 additional positive cases of COVID-19 over the last seven days, for a daily average of 1549 new cases per day.
  • The statewide case total is 3,291,033 as of Wednesday, October 19.
  • There were 140 new deaths for the week. The statewide total of deaths attributed to COVID-19 is 47,582, according to the department.
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