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COVID-19 Update in Pennsylvania for Tuesday, April 28

The number of coronavirus cases in the state tops 43,000.
Credit: WNEP

PENNSYLVANIA, USA — The Pennsylvania Department of Health now lists 43,264 people with the coronavirus infection in the state on Tuesday, April 28.

There were 1,214 new cases reported in all 67 counties of the state, and the number of deaths listed is now 1,716.

Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine will provide an update at 2 p.m. on WNEP-TV and wnep.com.

Information from long-term care facilities and personal care homes is provided by the state here.

Specific information and a statewide map are also available here.

There are 165,824 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 aged 0-4;
  • Nearly 1% are aged 5-12;
  • 1% are aged 13-18;
  • Nearly 6% are aged 19-24;
  • 38% are aged 25-49;
  • 27% are aged 50-64; and
  • 26% are aged 65 or older.

Most of the patients hospitalized are aged 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older. There have been no pediatric deaths to date.