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Allegheny Co. sees highest number of new COVID-19 hospitalizations in months

PITTSBURGH — Allegheny County reported 240 new positive cases and one additional death Friday, according to the Allegheny County Health Department.

With Friday’s new cases, the county’s total is now at 5,990 cases. The new positive cases come out of 2,118 test results from that span June 29 through July 16.

In the newest cases, ages range from 1 month to 97 years old with the median age being 34.

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The total number of people who have died from coronavirus complications is 206.

There has also been 17 new hospitalizations reported.

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The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 1,032 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 99,478.

There are 6,992 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 19 new deaths reported.

The breakdown of cases by county can be found HERE.

There are 899,912 patients who have tested negative to date.