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DOH: 14 new COVID-19 cases for Cumberland County Tuesday

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Pennsylvania Commonwealth microbiologist Kerry Pollard performs a manual extraction of the coronavirus inside the extraction lab at the Pennsylvania Department of Health Bureau of Laboratories.

Almost a week ago the CDC gave teens the green light to get Pfizer's COVID vaccine. Since then more than 600,000 children in the U.S. between the ages of 12 and 15 have gotten their first dose.The Biden Administration is urging more young people to get vaccinated.We are winning the war on the virus, and we need you to help us finish the job," said White House COVID-19 Response Senior Adviser Andy Slavitt. "Getting vaccinated, it's something you can do to protect yourself and your family, it will help you and all of us return to a closer to a perfectly normal life."Slavitt went on to say getting young people vaccinated will help get them back to school safely.In total the CDC says about 3.5 million people under the age of 18 are already vaccinated.

The state Department of Health reported 14 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths for Cumberland County Tuesday.

Tuesday's report included 68 total test results, with 9 new probables. Comparing just the number of negative tests (54) and confirmed positive tests (5), the county saw about 8.6% of its tests come back positive.

On Monday, the department reported 15 new cases and no additional deaths.

Monday's report included 59 total test results, with 12 new probables. Comparing just the number of negative tests (44) and confirmed positive tests (3), the county saw about 6.3% of its tests come back positive.

The county's seven-day average of cases now sits at 12.00. The county's 14-day per capita rate sits at 85.25.

May ended with a total of 778 cases for Cumberland County, marking a significant drop-off from the 1,668 cases the county saw in April. There were 13 deaths recorded in May, one fewer than were recorded in April and the sixth lowest since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.

There were 31 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in the county in Tuesday's report (down three from Sunday), with two in intensive care units and four on ventilators.

In data updated Saturday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 110,486 people have been fully vaccinated in Cumberland County, or 43.6% of the county's total population (population 253,370). CDC data is current as of 6 a.m. on the day it is posted.

In the southcentral region for Tuesday, York County had 30 new cases, Blair County 16 new cases, and Perry County 13 new cases.

The Health Department confirmed Tuesday there were 684 additional positive cases of COVID-19 in the state, in addition to 315 new cases reported for Monday.

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County numbers in the southcentral region (for June 1):

  • Adams County (pop. 103,009): 4 new cases; 9,571 total cases (7,907 confirmed, 1,664 probable); 36,379 negatives; 183 deaths
  • Bedford County (pop. 47,888): 9 new cases; 4,644 total cases (3,245 confirmed, 1,399 probable); 10,258 negatives; 138 deaths
  • Blair County (pop. 121,829): 16 new cases; 13,440 total cases (10,568 confirmed, 2,872 probable); 39,831 negatives; 339 deaths
  • Cumberland County (pop. 253,370): 14 new cases; 20,417 total cases (16,467 confirmed, 3,950 probable); 81,347 negatives; 524 deaths
  • Dauphin County (pop. 278,299): 12 new cases; 25,951 total cases (22,637 confirmed, 3,314 probable); 105,926 negatives; 549 deaths 
  • Franklin County (pop. 155,027): 6 new cases; 15,312 total cases (12,977 confirmed, 2,335 probable); 52,593 negatives; 370 deaths
  • Fulton County (pop. 14,530): 0 new cases; 1,355 total cases (755 confirmed, 600 probable); 3,990 negatives; 15 deaths
  • Huntingdon County (pop. 45,144): 2 new cases; 5,111 total cases (4,274 confirmed, 837 probable); 16,220 negatives; 132 deaths
  • Juniata County (pop. 24,763): 1 new case; 2,131 total cases (1,926 confirmed, 205 probable); 5,316 negatives; 87 deaths
  • Lebanon County (pop. 141,793): 4 new cases; 16,118 total cases (13,950 confirmed, 2,168 probable); 52,072 negatives; 289 deaths
  • Mifflin County (pop. 46,138): 7 new cases; 5,396 total cases (5,094 confirmed, 302 probable); 14,666 negatives; 178 deaths
  • Perry County (pop. 46,272): 13 new cases; 3,828 total cases (2,976 confirmed, 852 probable); 10,828 negatives; 100 deaths
  • York County (pop. 449,058): 30 new cases; 46,392 total cases (37,958 confirmed, 8,434 probable); 157,449 negatives; 812 deaths
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County numbers in the southcentral region (for May 31):

  • Adams County (pop. 103,009): 3 new cases; 9,567 total cases (7,903 confirmed, 1,664 probable); 36,362 negatives; 183 deaths
  • Bedford County (pop. 47,888): 3 new cases; 4,635 total cases (3,244 confirmed, 1,391 probable); 10,255 negatives; 138 deaths
  • Blair County (pop. 121,829): 7 new cases; 13,424 total cases (10,563 confirmed, 2,861 probable); 39,807 negatives; 339 deaths
  • Cumberland County (pop. 253,370): 15 new cases; 20,403 total cases (16,462 confirmed, 3,941 probable); 81,293 negatives; 524 deaths
  • Dauphin County (pop. 278,299): 14 new cases; 25,939 total cases (22,632 confirmed, 3,307 probable); 105,875 negatives; 549 deaths (+1)
  • Franklin County (pop. 155,027): 3 new cases; 15,306 total cases (12,973 confirmed, 2,333 probable); 52,562 negatives; 370 deaths
  • Fulton County (pop. 14,530): 0 new cases; 1,355 total cases (755 confirmed, 600 probable); 3,989 negatives; 15 deaths
  • Huntingdon County (pop. 45,144): 0 new cases; 5,109 total cases (4,272 confirmed, 837 probable); 16,218 negatives; 132 deaths
  • Juniata County (pop. 24,763): 0 new cases; 2,130 total cases (1,925 confirmed, 205 probable); 5,312 negatives; 87 deaths
  • Lebanon County (pop. 141,793): 8 new cases; 16,114 total cases (13,951 confirmed, 2,163 probable); 52,037 negatives; 289 deaths
  • Mifflin County (pop. 46,138): 2 new cases; 5,389 total cases (5,091 confirmed, 298 probable); 14,656 negatives; 178 deaths
  • Perry County (pop. 46,272): 0 new cases; 3,815 total cases (2,975 confirmed, 840 probable); 10,825 negatives; 100 deaths
  • York County (pop. 449,058): 16 new cases; 46,362 total cases (37,944 confirmed, 8,418 probable); 157,325 negatives; 812 deaths (+1)
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ZIP code-level counts (updated June 1):

  • 17013: 2,415 positives, 12,117 negatives - +4 since May 28
  • 17015: 1,513 positives, 6,081 negatives - +4 since May 28
  • 17050: 2,415 positives, 12,186 negatives - +3 since May 28
  • 17055: 2,783 positives, 15,324 negatives - +5 since May 28
  • 17011: 2,597 positives, 12,725 negatives - +4 since May 28
  • 17007: 363 positives, 1,538 negatives - +0 since May 28
  • 17065: 252 positives, 1,095 negatives - +0 since May 28
  • 17324: 244 positives, 1,146 negatives - +0 since May 28
  • 17241: 646 positives, 2,915 negatives - +2 since May 28
  • 17257: 1,736 positives, 5,933 negatives - +5 since May 28
  • 17240: 155 positives, 551 negatives - +0 since May 28
  • 17025: 1,085 positives, 4,858 negatives - +2 since May 28
  • 17070: 1,078 positives, 4,736 negatives - +5 since May 28
  • 17043: 369 positives, 1,788 negatives - +1 since May 28
  • 17019: 1,210 positives, 4,864 negatives - +3 since May 28
  • 17266: 19 positives, 105 negatives - +0 since May 28

COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard (May 21-May 27):

(Counties with a percent positivity above 5% in a week go on the Department of Health's watch list)

  • Pennsylvania:
    • Percent Positivity - 3.8% last 7 days (4.5% previous 7 days)
    • Incidence Rate per 100,000 people last 7 days - 37.6 (56.6 previous 7 days)
  • Adams County:
    • Percent Positivity - 4.2% last 7 days (5.3% previous 7 days)
    • Incidence Rate per 100,000 people last 7 days - 35.9 (72.8 previous 7 days)
  • Cumberland County:
    • Percent Positivity - 3.8% last 7 days (3.9% previous 7 days)
    • Incidence Rate per 100,000 people last 7 days - 28.4 (44.6 previous 7 days)
  • Dauphin County:
    • Percent Positivity - 4.3% last 7 days (5.6% previous 7 days)
    • Incidence Rate per 100,000 people last 7 days - 32.7 (66.8 previous 7 days)
  • Franklin County:
    • Percent Positivity - 4.0% last 7 days (4.2% previous 7 days)
    • Incidence Rate per 100,000 people last 7 days - 43.9 (63.9 previous 7 days)
  • Lebanon County:
    • Percent Positivity - 4.8% last 7 days (6.5% previous 7 days)
    • Incidence Rate per 100,000 people last 7 days - 52.2 (81.1 previous 7 days)
  • Perry County:
    • Percent Positivity - 5.6% last 7 days (6.8% previous 7 days)
    • Incidence Rate per 100,000 people last 7 days - 28.1 (45.4 previous 7 days)
  • York County:
    • Percent Positivity - 5.4% last 7 days (6.1% previous 7 days)
    • Incidence Rate per 100,000 people last 7 days - 49.2 (81.3 previous 7 days)

Email Jeff at jpratt@cumberlink.com. Follow him on Twitter @SentinelPratt.

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