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COVID-19 update for Saturday, June 6

More than 700 new cases reported in Pennsylvania.
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The Pennsylvania Department of Health now lists 75,086 people with the coronavirus infection in the state on Saturday, June 6.

There were 701 new cases reported in all 67 counties of the state.

There are 5,931 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 45 new deaths.

There are 620 patients who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk exposure, which are considered probable cases and not confirmed cases. There are 435,122 patients who have tested negative to date. Of the patients who have tested positive to date the age breakdown is as follows:

  • Nearly 1% are ages 0-4;
  • Nearly 1% are ages 5-12;
  • Nearly 2% are ages 13-18;
  • 6% are ages 19-24; 
  • Nearly 37% are ages 25-49; 
  • 25% are ages 50-64; and
  • 28% are ages 65 or older.

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.

In nursing and personal care homes, there are 16,056 resident cases of COVID-19, and 2,793 cases among employees, for a total of 18,849 at 613 distinct facilities in 45 counties. Out of our total deaths, 4,092 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities. A county breakdown can be found here.

Approximately 5,703 of our total cases are in health care workers.