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  • If Pennsylvania residents do not take steps to slow the spread of the coronavirus, hospitals and healthcare systems will become overwhelmed, warned Governor Tom Wolf Monday. “Pennsylvania, we have a problem. And we have to work together to address this pandemic,” Wolf said at an afternoon news conference. As of Monday, there have been 426,444 reported cases of coronavirus in Pennsylvania. The Department of Health announced a two day total of 14,960 new COVID-19 cases, the highest daily increase reported since the start of the pandemic. There were 6,330 new cases reported Monday, in addition to 8,630 new cases reported Sunday. State health officials said there are 11,373 deaths attributed to coronavirus, with 69 deaths reported Sunday and 42 deaths reported Monday, a total of 111 new deaths reported. The Department of Health said 5,300 patients were hospitalized as of Monday. Of those, 1,107 were in an intensive care unit. Allegheny County reported a two day total of 1,470 new cases Monday. Of the new cases, the county said 1,461 were confirmed from 4,661 PCR tests, which means that about 31% of the tests were positive. The other nine cases were probable. The county’s new cases range in age from 2 months to 101 years old, with a median age of 42. Dates of the positive tests ranged from Nov. 19 to Dec. 3, with 7 tests being more than a week old. To date, there have been 575 COVID-19 deaths in Allegheny County, according to local health officials. 5 new deaths were reported Saturday. The county’s new cases range in age from 1 week to 102 years old, with a median age of 46. Dates of the positive tests ranged from May 28 to Dec. 6, with 24 tests being more than a week old. Only one test is from May. To date, there have been 579 COVID-19 deaths in Allegheny County, according to local health officials. Four new deaths were reported Monday. Click here to see data for the number of cases, new cases per day, and deaths since mid-March. Here are more of the latest COVID-19 headlines and resources: Port Authority says 2 employees have died of COVID-19 Butler Gas Products Company ready to provide dry ice for COVID-19 vaccine storage Fauci says the full brunt of Thanksgiving on US COVID-19 data isn’t here yet A woman diagnosed with COVID-19 while pregnant dies before getting to hold her newborn son
  • I don't believe the lies the government is feeding us. I quit drinking that KoolAid long ago.

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