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Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Announces 215 More Coronavirus Cases Over The Last 48 Hours

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting 215 new Coronavirus cases Monday and no new deaths over the last 48 hours.

Of the newly reported cases, 185 are confirmed from 2,772 PCR tests. Thirty are probable cases with seven from positive antigen tests.

New cases range in age from ) years to 99 years with a median age of 41 years, according to the Health Department. The dates of positive tests range from Oct. 12-18.

There have been 1,341 hospitalizations in Allegheny County since the outbreak began. Of all the hospitalized patients, 348 of them have needed care in the ICU, and 131 of them have required treatment with a ventilator.

The county-wide death toll stands at 405.

There have been 14,174 total coronavirus cases among Allegheny County residents since the pandemic started.

Health officials say 202,569 individuals have been tested for COVID-19 across the county.

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