Numbers of new local cases remain fairly unchanged

Mifflin County close to 200 total confirmed

From staff reports

The numbers of new local COVID-19 cases remained fairly steady over the past seven days as Mifflin County inches toward 200 total cases since the pandemic began and Snyder County just eclipsed it, according to data released Monday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Mifflin County reported 21 new cases over the past seven days, putting it at 195 total cases to date. Juniata County added 11 new cases for a total of 167. Snyder County saw a bit of a jump as 25 new cases over the past week pushed its total to 209.

Other counties saw small increases. Huntingdon County saw just five cases for a new total of 392, and Perry County reported just eight new cases for a total of 188.

Huntingdon County reported its sixth death attributed to COVID-19. The other area counties’ totals remained unchanged from a week ago (Mifflin with one, Juniata with six, Snyder with three and Perry with six).

Statewide, there have been 145,063 cases of COVID-19 to date with 82% of people who have contracted it having recovered. There have been 7,869 COVID-19 deaths so far in Pennsylvania.


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