Measures working or data oddity? Allegheny Co. reports under 100 new cases for first time in a week

PITTSBURGH — Are the measures put in place to curb COVID-19 working or is it a data anomaly? Allegheny County officials reported under 100 new COVID-19 cases for the first time in a week.

The health department reported 66 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours with 12 more hospitalizations and one additional death.

The new 66 new cases were out of 1,459 test results reported to the department. The date of positive tests ranges from July 7 to July 31.

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This marks the lowest daily total of COVID-19 cases since Sunday in Allegheny County.

Statewide, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reported an additional 888 positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 112,936 cases since the outbreak began.