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Friday sees lower numbers of new virus cases locally

Only 2 counties see 1 death

From staff reports

Friday brought lower numbers of new COVID-19 cases to local counties, according to date released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

In Mifflin County, 21 new cases were reported and one additional death, bringing those totals to 3,911 cases and 134 deaths since the pandemic began.

Juniata County reported just five new cases Friday and no deaths. Juniata County’s totals are now 1,562 cases and 69 deaths.

In Snyder County, 14 new cases and no new deaths were reported. Snyder County has had 2,277 cases and 55 deaths so far.

Huntingdon County had 26 new cases in Friday’s count for a new total of 3,560. One additional Huntingdon County death, the 94th so far, was also reported.

In Perry County, 13 new cases and no new deaths made for new totals of 2,163 cases and 55 deaths.

In Mifflin County, there are currently 31 COVID-19 patients hospitalized with seven in the intensive care unit and six using ventilators to assist with breathing. In Huntingdon County, there are eight COVID patients in the hospital with three in the ICU. No COVID patients in Huntingdon County are currently using a ventilator, according to the health department.

LOCAL COVID-19 CASE COUNTS

Mifflin County: 21 new cases Friday, 3,911 total; 1 new death Friday, 134 total.

Juniata County: 5 new cases Friday, 1,562 total; no new deaths Friday, 69 total.

Snyder County: 14 new cases Friday, 2,277 total; no new deaths Friday, 55 total.

Huntingdon County: 26 new cases Friday, 3,560 total; 1 new death Friday, 94 total.

Perry County: 13 new cases Friday, 2,163 total; no new deaths Friday, 55 total.

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