Allegheny County Health Department reports nearly 600 confirmed COVID-19 cases in just one day

PITTSBURGH — In the last 24 hours, 599 new cases of COVID-19 were reported to the Allegheny County Health Department.

324 are confirmed positive cases and 275 are probable cases. The last time numbers were this high was on Nov. 5, when the health department reported 549 new cases in a 24-hour period.

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The health department will be covering this spike in numbers at their weekly COVID-19 briefing at 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Stay with Channel 11 as we will be tuning in LIVE and will update this story with the latest.