Friday’s newly reported COVID-19 cases in Allegheny County totaled 967

Friday’s newly reported COVID-19 cases in Allegheny County totaled 967

PITTSBURGH — There were 967 new COVID-19 cases and 11 new deaths reported Friday in Allegheny County.

According to the Allegheny County Health Department, 586 of the new cases are confirmed cases from 2,131 new PCR tests. The remaining 381 cases are probable cases.

New cases range in age from 5 months to 101 years, with a median age of 43 years. The dates of positive tests were from Dec. 15 to Jan. 7. Sixteen positive tests were more than a week old.

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The 11 new deaths were one person in their 50s, two people in their 70s, seven people in their 80s and one person in their 90s. They died between Dec. 1 and Jan. 7. Only one death was from December, and two of the deaths were associated with long-term care facilities.

Since March 14, there have been 59,339 cases of COVID-19 in Allegheny County residents, 3,348 hospitalizations and 1,077 deaths.

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