The data reflected in these updates include information reported to the department in the past 24 hours as well as data since March 14 when the first case was reported in the county. For information relative to number of cases by date the test was taken and deaths by date of death, visit the county’s dashboard at http://alleghenycounty.us/coronavirus. It is updated each day by noon.
COVID Cases – 1,526 (+15)
This number includes 1,451 confirmed cases and 75 probable cases.
The ages, as well as the percentage of cases represented, of those in the county with COVID-19 are listed below.
00-04 – 4 (less than 1%)
05-12 – 5 (less than 1%)
13-18 – 13 (1%)
19-24 – 103 (7%)
25-49 – 515 (34%)
50-64 – 435 (29%)
65 + -- 451 (30%)
The gender of those with COVID-19 are listed below:
Female – 819 (54%)
Male – 707 (46%)
Additionally, there are 280 past or present hospitalizations (+6).
To date, there have also been 127 deaths (+4). Of those, 117 are confirmed (had positive test) and 10 are probable. All deaths are of individuals ranging in age from 42-103, with 84 being the median age of those who have died.
The Allegheny County Health Department is deeply saddened by the toll COVID-19 is having on long-term care facilities in the county. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, 350 residents and 103 staff members at 36 long-term care facilities in Allegheny County have tested positive for COVID-19. There have been 94 deaths at those facilities. Information on long-term care facilities is updated daily on the state Department of Health’s website at https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Cases.aspx.
We continue to extend our deepest sympathies to the families and friends of those who have lost loved ones, and our thoughts go out to all those who have been impacted by the virus.