The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed as of midnight July 31, that there are 970 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 112,048. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19.
Tioga County saw an increase of one with 35 total cases, 29 confirmed and six probable. To date, 1,988 tests have been administered. The number was at 35 on July 24 and 25, then went down to 34 on July 26, but again saw an uptick today. The six probable cases remained steady on all reported dates.
Potter County remains at 20 cases, with 17 confirmed and three probable. The last increase was July 22, when it went from 19 cases to 20.
In McKean County, numbers also saw an uptick by two from July 30, going from 26 cases (18 confirmed, 8 probable) to 28 (19 confirmed, 9 probable).
The rate of incidence of COVID-19 per 100,000 population is 68.3 in McKean, 85.9 in Tioga and 120.3 in Potter.
Allegheny County is reporting an increase of 244 cases and Philadelphia County is reporting an increase of 130 cases. Of the new cases in Allegheny County, 30 cases have specimen collection dates from more than two weeks ago and at least 77 are known to be among long-term care residents and staff.
The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between July 24 and July 30 is 160,671 with 6,720 positive cases. There were 23,883 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., July 30. These results represent the total number of tests administered.
There are 7,189 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 13 new deaths reported. County-specific information and a statewide map are available on the COVID-19 Data Dashboard.
Mask-wearing is required in all businesses and whenever leaving home. Consistent mask-wearing is critical to preventing the spread of COVID-19.
There are 643 patients who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk exposure, which are considered probable cases and not confirmed cases. There are 1,104,824 patients who have tested negative to date. Most of the patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older. More data is available here.
The department is seeing significant increases in the number of COVID-19 cases among younger age groups, particularly 19 to 24-year-olds. An alert was sent to healthcare providers about the changing COVID-19 case demographics, as there are more cases in younger age groups than in those 50-64 and 65+.
In nursing and personal care homes, there are 19,484 resident cases of COVID-19, and 3,934 cases among employees, for a total of 23,418 at 850 distinct facilities in 61 counties. Out of Pennsylvania's total deaths, 4,904 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.
Potter County has no confirmed cases in nursing or personal care homes. McKean County has one facility with two residents and four employees while Tioga County has two facilities with one resident and two employees affected. No deaths have been reported in any of these counties.
Approximately 8,214 total cases are in health care workers.
For the latest information for individuals, families, businesses and schools, visit “Responding to COVID-19” on pa.gov.
Currently, all 67 counties are in the green phase of reopening.