Coronavirus stock new

HARRISBURG — Lawrence County added one new COVID-19 case on Thursday, Pennsylvania health officials reported. 

The county is at 416 confirmed and 64 probable cases for a total of 480. The new case on Thursday was considered probable.

The death count stayed at 21.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been 6,968 negative tests, an increase of 29.

At UPMC Jameson, there is one COVID-19 patient hospitalized. There are no ventilators in use. 

In eight Lawrence County long-term care facilities, there were no new test results among employees or patients.

Cumulatively, 52 employees and 41 patients have tested positive for the virus. Eight people have died in these facilities.

An additional 587 people tested positive for the virus across Pennsylvania, according to Thursday's numbers, raising the statewide total to 141,877 since the beginning of the pandemic.

There were 15 new deaths reported Thursday across Pennsylvania.

The statewide death count is 7,820.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.