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

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.

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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.

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