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HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 866 new COVID-19 cases on Friday.

The state case count now stands at 66,258, officials said.

Health officials also reported 115 more virus-related deaths, pushing the death toll to 4,984.

Most of the patients hospitalized are 65 and older, and most of the virus deaths were people 65 or older, the health department said.

Of the total deaths, 3,275, about 66%, were residents in nursing or personal care homes, officials said.

Twelve more counties, including Carbon County, the first in the 69 News viewing area, moved to the yellow reopening phase Friday, lifting some restrictions and shutdown orders. That makes 49 of Pennsylvania's 67 counties in the yellow phase, as of Friday.

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