UPDATE: Five new Valley COVID-19 cases

HARRISBURG – Five new Valley COVID-19 cases have now been confirmed by the state Department of Health. In its daily update, the health department says Montour County is up to 67 cases, Northumberland County has 234 cases and four deaths, and Snyder has 60 cases and one death. Union County’s case count decreased again to 83 and two deaths. These numbers were updated again after noon Wednesday, when we previously reported there were no new cases in the Valley.

 

Statewide, 335 new COVID-19 cases have been reported, keeping the PA total at over 79,000 patients and 75% have recovered. 43 new deaths have been confirmed as well, which put the state death toll over 6,300.

 

In the past 14 days, all Valley counties remain within the reopening criteria. The Department of Health says that is now being updated weekly, typically on Fridays.

 

There are 629 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 533,013 people who have tested negative to date. County-specific information and a statewide map are available here.

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