Huntingdon, Juniata, Perry county’s see slight rise in COVID-19 cases

From staff reports

Huntingdon, Juniata, Perry county’s saw a slight rise in the total of COVID-19 cases, according to data released Thursday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Huntingdon County now has 40 total cases with 283 negative tests.

Mifflin County saw its total decrease by one to 37 total cases with 685 negative tests. Juniata County reported just one new case for a new total of 84 with 148 negative tests and one death, which was first reported Wednesday.

Snyder County’s total number of COVID-19 cases remained at 33 for the sixth consecutive day. Snyder County reports 201 negative tests and one death so far. Perry County’s total went up two from Thursday, as it stands at 32 cases with 219 negative tests and one death.

In other nearby counties, the story remains as it has for the past several days.

Centre County reported no new cases. Its total stands at 96 with 923 negative tests and one death. Dauphin County added 17 new cases to its total, which stands now at 601, and no new deaths, keeping that total to 25. There have been 3,618 negative tests so far in Dauphin County. Franklin County reported 65 new cases to increase its total to 313 with 2,940 negative tests and six deaths. Union County added one to its total, which now stands at 37 with 543 negative tests.

Statewide, 46,971 people have tested positive for COVID-19 with 2,354 deaths attributed to the virus. There have been 180,477 negative tests in Pennsylvania so far, according to the health department.


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