DAILY UPDATES: COVID-19 in PA

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April 5: Confirmed cases continue to increase by over 1,000 per day through early April

As of noon on April 5, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 11,510 cases of COVID-19 in 65 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the Western District of Pennsylvania, 23 have reported cases of COVID-19: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mckean, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland. 1,144 of the 11,510 confirmed cases are in these 23 counties, according to the PA Department of Health. Fifteen of the 150 statewide deaths have been in Western Pennsylvania — four in Allegheny County, six in Beaver County, two in Butler County, one in Fayette County and two in Lawrence County. 

The PA Department of Health has reported that 60,013 tests have come back negative. 

April 4: More than 1,000 confirmed cases across 23 Western PA counties

As of noon on April 4, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 10,017 cases of COVID-19 in 64 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the Western District of Pennsylvania, 23 have reported cases of COVID-19: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mckean, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland. 1,038 of the 10,017 confirmed cases are in these 23 counties, according to the PA Department of Health. Fourteen of the 136 statewide deaths have been in Western Pennsylvania — three in Allegheny County, six in Beaver County, two in Butler County, one in Fayette County and two in Lawrence County. 

The PA Department of Health has reported that 60,013 tests have come back negative. 

April 3: 102 deaths from COVID-19 statewide, total amount of administered tests surpasses 60,000

As of noon on April 3, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 8,420 cases of COVID-19 in 63 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the Western District of Pennsylvania, 23 have reported cases of COVID-19: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mckean, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland. 894 of the 8,420 confirmed cases are in these 23 counties, according to the PA Department of Health. Nine of the 102 statewide deaths have been in Western Pennsylvania — two in Allegheny County, two in Beaver County, two in Butler County, one in Fayette County and two in Lawrence County. 

The PA Department of Health has reported that 53,695 tests have come back negative. 

April 2: All but two counties in Western PA have confirmed cases of COVID-19

As of noon on April 2, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 7,016 cases of COVID-19 in 62 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the Western District of Pennsylvania, 23 have reported cases of COVID-19: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mckean, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland. 778 of the 7,016 confirmed cases are in these 23 counties, according to the PA Department of Health. Nine of the 90 statewide deaths have been in Western Pennsylvania — two in Allegheny County, two in Beaver County, two in Butler County, one in Fayette County and two in Lawrence County. 

The PA Department of Health has reported that 47,698 tests have come back negative. 

April 1: Nearly 1,000 additional confirmed cases, death toll approaching 100

As of noon on April 1, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 5,805 cases of COVID-19 in 60 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the Western District of Pennsylvania, 22 have reported cases of COVID-19: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mckean, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland. 682 of the 5,805 confirmed cases are in these 22 counties, according to the PA Department of Health. Nine of the 74 statewide deaths have been in Western Pennsylvania — two in Allegheny County, two in Beaver County, two in Butler County, one in Fayette County and two in Lawrence County. 

The PA Department of Health has reported that 42,427 tests have come back negative. 

March 31: COVID-19 cases confirmed in all but three Western PA districts, statewide total nears 5,000

As of noon on March 31, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 4,843 cases of COVID-19 in 60 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the Western District of Pennsylvania, 22 have reported cases of COVID-19: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mckean, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland. 626 of the 4,843 confirmed cases are in these 22 counties, according to the PA Department of Health. A total of seven patients in Western Pennsylvania have died — two in Allegheny County, one in Beaver County, two in Butler County and two in Lawrence County. 

The PA Department of Health has reported that 37,645 tests have come back negative.

March 30, 2020: 693 additional cases reported, total amount of people tested in PA approaches 40,000

As of noon on March 30, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 4,087 cases of COVID-19 in 59 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the Western District of Pennsylvania, 21 have reported cases of COVID-19: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mckean, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland. 539 of the 4,087 confirmed cases are in these 21 counties, according to the PA Department of Health. A total of five patients in Western Pennsylvania have died — two in Allegheny County, two in Butler County and one in Lawrence County. 

The PA Department of Health has reported that 33,777 tests have come back negative. The combined amount of people who have tested positive and negative for COVID-19 in PA is 37,864, which is the total amount of people tested in the state, according to The Atlantic

March 29, 2020: 643 additional cases reported, confirmed cases nears 500 in Western PA

As of noon on March 29, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 3,394 cases of COVID-19 in 58 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the Western District of Pennsylvania, 21 have reported cases of COVID-19: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mckean, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland. 469 of the 3,394 confirmed cases are in these 21 counties, according to the PA Department of Health. A total of five patients in Western Pennsylvania have died — two in Allegheny County, two in Butler County and one in Lawrence County. 

The PA Department of Health has reported that 30,061 tests have come back negative. 

March 28, 2020: 533 additional cases reported, confirmed cases nears 400 in Western PA

As of noon on March 28, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 2,751 cases of COVID-19 in 56 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the Western District of Pennsylvania, 20 have reported cases of COVID-19: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mckean, Mercer, Somerset, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland. 399 of the 2,751 confirmed cases are in these 20 counties, according to the PA Department of Health. A total of four patients in Western Pennsylvania have died — two in Allegheny County and two in Butler County. 

The PA Department of Health has reported that 25,254 tests have come back negative. 

March 27, 2020: 50 PA counties have confirmed cases of COVID-19, PA representative Mike Kelly tests positive

As of noon on March 27, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 2,218 cases of COVID-19 in 50 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the Western District of Pennsylvania, 18 have reported cases of COVID-19: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Clearfield, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Somerset, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland. 281 of the 2,218 confirmed cases are in these 18 counties, according to the PA Department of Health. A total of three patients in Western Pennsylvania have died — two in Allegheny County and one in Butler County. 

The PA Department of Health has reported that 21,016 tests have come back negative. 

March 26, 2020: PA Department of Health confirms first case in Crawford County, 18 of 25 Western PA counties have confirmed cases

As of noon on March 26, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 1,687 cases of COVID-19 in 48 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the Western District of Pennsylvania, 18 have reported cases of COVID-19: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Clearfield, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Somerset, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland. 230 of the 1,687 confirmed cases are in these 18 counties, according to the PA Department of Health. A total of three patients in Western Pennsylvania have died — two in Allegheny County and one in Butler County. 

The PA Department of Health has reported that 16,441 tests have come back negative. 

March 25, 2020: 276 new cases reported, four confirmed cases in Erie County and two in Mercer

As of noon on March 25, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 1,127 cases of COVID-19 in 44 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the Western District of Pennsylvania, 15 have reported cases of COVID-19: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Clearfield, Erie, Fayette, Greene, Lawrence, Mercer, Somerset, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland. 153 of the 1,127 confirmed cases are in these 15 counties, according to the PA Department of Health. A total of two patients in Western Pennsylvania have died. 

The PA Department of Health has reported that 11,193 tests have come back negative. 

March 24, 2020: 207 new cases reported, five additional deaths

As of noon on March 24, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 851 cases of COVID-19 in 40 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the Western District of Pennsylvania, 12 have reported cases of COVID-19: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Clearfield, Erie, Fayette, Mercer, Somerset, Washington and Westmoreland. Ninety-nine of the 851 confirmed cases are in these 12 counties, according to the PA Department of Health. A total of two patients in Western Pennsylvania have died. 

The PA Department of Health has reported that 8,643 tests have come back negative. 

March 23, 2020: 165 new cases reported, 60 total cases in Western PA

As of noon on March 23, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 644 cases of COVID-19 in 34 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the Western District of Pennsylvania, nine have reported cases of COVID-19: Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Erie, Fayette, Mercer, Washington and Westmoreland. Sixty of the 479 confirmed cases are in these nine counties, according to the PA Department of Health. One patient in Western Pennsylvania has died. 

The PA Department of Health has reported that 6,595 tests have come back negative. 

March 22, 2020: 108 new cases reported, five additional PA counties confirm cases

As of noon on March 22, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 479 cases of COVID-19 in 33 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the Western District of Pennsylvania, eight have reported cases of COVID-19: Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Erie, Fayette, Mercer, Washington and Westmoreland. Fifty-nine of the 479 confirmed cases are in these eight counties, according to the PA Department of Health. One patient in Western Pennsylvania has died. 

The PA Department of Health has reported that 4,964 tests have come back negative. 

Correction: An earlier version of this update said six counties in Western Pennsylvania have reported a total of 57 cases. As of March 22, eight Western Pennsylvania counties had confirmed a total of 59 cases of COVID-19. 

March 21, 2020: 103 new cases reported, Butler County confirms one case

As of noon on March 21, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 371 cases of COVID-19 in 28 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the Western District of Pennsylvania, six have reported cases of COVID-19: Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Erie, Washington and Westmoreland. Forty-five of the 371 confirmed cases are in these six counties, according to the PA Department of Health. 

The PA Department of Health has reported that 3,766 tests have come back negative.

March 20, 2020: 83 new cases reported, Erie County confirms one case

As of noon on March 20, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 268 cases of COVID-19 in 26 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the Western District of Pennsylvania, five have reported cases of COVID-19: Allegheny, Beaver, Erie, Washington and Westmoreland. Thirty-nine of the 268 confirmed cases are in these five counties, according to the PA Department of Health. 

The PA Department of Health has reported that 2,574 tests have come back negative.

March 19, 2020: 52 new cases reported, Westmoreland County confirms two cases

As of noon on March 19, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 185 cases of COVID-19 in 22 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the Western District of Pennsylvania, four have reported cases of COVID-19: Allegheny, Beaver, Washington and Westmoreland. Twenty-three of the 185 confirmed cases are in these four counties, according to the PA Department of Health. 

The PA Department of Health has reported that 1,608 tests have come back negative.

March 18, 2020:

As of 4:45 p.m. on March 18, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 133 cases of COVID-19 in 18 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the Western District of Pennsylvania, three have reported cases of COVID-19: Allegheny, Beaver and Washington. Fifteen of the 133 confirmed cases are in these three counties, according to the PA Department of Health. 

The PA Department of Health has reported that 1,187 tests have come back negative.