Allegheny has been struggling with a spike in infections as residents patronize eating and drinking establishments and head to out-of-state virus hotspots, prompting health officials in the county of 1.2 million to impose restrictions on restaurants and bars, shutter a casino and limit gatherings.
Minutes before the health officials' briefing, California Governor Gavin Newsom then announced a mind-boggling number of new coronavirus cases in the state.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 849 new cases and 25 new deaths from covid-19 on Wednesday, totaling 92,148 cases and 6,812 deaths statewide.
Just hours earlier, Orange County Health Care Agency officials reported 1,028 new coronavirus cases, the most ever in the county, but some infections reported were a result of a backlog from the state.
They say the individual with this positive case is incarcerated in a correctional facility and is now out of Pacific County.
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Of the county's 88 total confirmed cases, 78 have met Kansas Department of Health and Environment recovery guidelines, the health department noted. The daily average of new cases is now roughly 30 percent higher than what was a record single-day number at the time.
The day before, on Tuesday, the number of daily new cases was 4,015. The health department's online dashboard shows 650 coronavirus patients are hospitalized, up from a little under 600 a week ago.
Twelve more patients have recovered from coronavirus, while one positive patient remains on a ventilator at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan.
The increase isn't simply a result of more testing. The daily positivity rate of all tests (a composite of a 7-day rolling average) has risen to 11.6 percent. The number of positive COVID-19 cases has continued to surge in Nelson County.