Editor's note: This article will be updated throughout the day with the latest news surrounding COVID-19.
Posted 12 p.m. Monday
According to the Pa. Department of Health, the total number of positive cases in the state has climbed to 68,186.
The number of cases in Lancaster County has climbed to 2,896. The county coroner told LNP | LancasterOnline on Sunday that the number of deaths has risen to 281.
To date, 334,928 have tested negative for COVID-19.
The Department of Health also indicates that 61% of individuals with COVID-19 have recovered. That is determined by using a calculation similar to what other states are using - if a case has not been reported as a death, and it is more than 30 days past the date of their first positive test or onset of symptoms, then a person is considered recovered.
#COVID19 Update (as of 5/25/20 at 12:00 am):• 473 additional positive cases of COVID-19• 68,186 total cases statewide • 5,139 deaths statewide• 334,928 patients tested negative to dateCounty-specific information + statewide map: https://t.co/7pzosEXhEX— PA Department of Health (@PAHealthDept) May 25, 2020
Posted 12 p.m. Sunday
According to the Pa. Department of Health, the total number of positive cases in the state has risen to 67,713, a 730 increase from the count on Saturday.
Posted 2 p.m. Sunday
According to Lancaster County coroner Dr. Diamantoni, the death toll due to COVID-19 has risen to 281, one more than Saturday's count.
The COVID-19 related deaths has risen to 5,124, a 28 increase from Saturday's count.
#COVID19 Update (as of 5/24/20 at 12:00 am):• 730 additional positive cases of COVID-19• 67,713 total cases statewide • 5,124 deaths statewide• 328,382 patients tested negative to dateCounty-specific information + statewide map: https://t.co/7pzosFeSwv— PA Department of Health (@PAHealthDept) May 24, 2020
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