HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Department of Health Monday confirmed 328 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 95,742, the department said in a news release.
The department also reported 7 more deaths, bringing the statewide death toll to 6,911. 652 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said in a news briefing Monday.
The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between July 6 and July 12 is 135,631, with 5,560 positive test results.
The department said it is seeing significant increases in the number of COVID-19 cases among younger age groups, particularly 19 to 24-year-olds. The department said it sent an alert to healthcare providers about the changing COVID-19 case demographics.
There are 835,732 patients who have tested negative to date. Of the patients who have tested positive to date the age breakdown is as follows:
1% are ages 0-4;
1% are ages 5-12;
Nearly 3% are ages 13-18;
8% are ages 19-24;
37% are ages 25-49;
Nearly 24% are ages 50-64; and
26% are ages 65 or older.
Most of the patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older, the department said.