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Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports 90 More Coronavirus Cases, 1 Additional Death

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting 90 new Coronavirus cases out of 926 test results, and one additional death.

Of today's newly reported cases, 78 are confirmed and 12 are probable.

New cases range in age from 11 months to 95 years with a median age of 27 years, according to the Health Department. The date of positive tests range from Sept. 7 through Sept. 14.

The total number of cases countywide now stands at 11,358 since March.

The Health Department says they have now started counting all positive antigen tests as probable cases.

There have been 1,060 hospitalizations in Allegheny County since the outbreak began. Of all the hospitalized patients, 276 of them have needed care in the ICU, and 104 of them have required treatment with a ventilator.

The countywide death toll stands at 363. The newest reported death is associated with a long-term care facility, the Health Department says. The patient was in their 70s and died on Sept. 13.

The Health Department is also reporting two errors in Monday's report. They say gender of the newly-reported cases should have been females – 59 and males – 83. Additionally, a death was not reported. It was of an patient in their 90s who died on Sept. 10. The death was associated with a long-term care facility.

Health officials say 164,945 individuals have been tested for COVID-19 across the county.

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