Allegheny Co. sees largest single-day increase in new COVID-19 hospitalizations, 132 new positive cases reported

PITTSBURGH — Allegheny County reached a single-day record for new hospitalizations Thursday with 23 COVID-19 patients hospitalized, along with 132 new positive cases, and 1 additional death, according to the Allegheny County Health Department.

With Thursday’s new cases, Allegheny County’s total is now at 7,850 cases. In the last 24 hours, the new 132 positive cases come from 1,800 test results that span from July 15 - July 29.

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The new cases range in age from 9 months to 94 years with a average patient age of 39 years.

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The total number of people who have died from coronavirus complications is 235.

The newest death is of a person in their 60s with a date of death from earlier this week.

Across Pennsylvania there were 860 new positive COVID-19 cases reported, bringing the statewide total to 111,078.

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There are 7,176 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 14 new deaths reported.

To date, 1,088,859 patients have tested negative across Pennsylvania.