5th straight day of over 100 new COVID-19 cases reported in Allegheny Co.; no new deaths

Holiday weekend concerns as COVID-19 test positivity rate rises to 10% in Allegheny County

PITTSBURGH — Allegheny County officials reported an increase of 150 positive cases of COVID-19, marking the fifth straight day of over 100 new cases.

Two more people required hospitalization from the virus but there were no additional deaths reported.

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Health officials said the new cases were in people ranging in age from 3 to 87 years old. The average was 26.

Yesterday, health officials said the positivity rate for the virus had increased from 5% to 10% in the county. Since Monday, there have been 862 new positive cases. Leaders enacted a week-long order banning in-person dining in an effort to slow the virus.

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