Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Announces 74 New Coronavirus Cases, Bringing Countywide Total To 13,436

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting 74 new Coronavirus cases Tuesday and no new deaths.

Of the newly reported cases, 57 are confirmed from 1,301 PCR tests and 17 are probable. Eight of those probable cases are from positive antigen tests.

The total number of cases countywide now stands at 13,436 since March 14.

New cases range in age from 14 years to 91 years with a median age of 35 years, the Health Department says. The dates of positive tests ranged from Oct. 7-12.

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There have been 1,293 hospitalizations in Allegheny County since the outbreak began. Of all the hospitalized patients, 329 of them have needed care in the ICU, and 128 of

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Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports 71 New Coronavirus Cases, Countywide Total Rises To 12,305

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting 71 new Coronavirus cases out of 736 test results and no additional deaths.

Of the newly reported cases, 19 are probable and the rest are confirmed.

New cases range in age from 16 to 91 years with a median age of 38 years, according to the Health Department. The date of positive tests range from Aug. 29 through Sept. 28. Health Department officials say that Aug. 29 test “is an outlier.” All other tests range from Sept. 22 through Sept. 28.

The total number of cases countywide now stands at 12,305 since March.

The county-wide death toll stands at 380.

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Allegheny County Health Department lifts county coronavirus order, state limitations in effect countywide

Allegheny County Health Department Director Dr. Debra Bogen announced Thursday that the department’s orders to stem the spread of coronavirus cases in the county have been lifted, effective immediately.



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The state orders related to mask-wearing, mandatory telework, worker safety, building safety and hospital safety all remain in place. Additionally, business occupancy restrictions applicable to personal care service, indoor recreation and health and wellness facilities, entertainment venues, and bars and restaurants are also in effect.

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Under Allegheny County’s order, outdoor events and gatherings were limited to 100 people. The state’s order allows for outdoor gatherings of up to 250 people and indoor gatherings of up to 25 people.

“Our case counts continue to remain relatively low and we are doing much better than other areas of the country,” Bogen said in a news release. “Throughout the pandemic,

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