HARRISBURG — Lawrence County added 14 new positive COVID-19 cases on Friday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reported.
Lawrence County is now up to 338 cases. Friday's increases include 293 confirmed and 45 probable cases. Those are increases of 13 confirmed and one probable cases. Lawrence County’s death toll stayed at 11. There were 4,827 negative tests reported in the county on Friday.
In Lawrence County long-term care facilities, there were no new positive cases reported among patients or employees. To date, there have been 41 employees test positive and 25 patients across eight facilities. At UPMC Jameson — the lone hospital in the county — there are three COVID-19 patients hospitalized, with one on a ventilator.
An additional 970 people tested positive for the virus across Pennsylvania, raising the statewide total to 112,048 since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the state Health Department. Health officials reported 13 new deaths, raising the death toll to 7,189.