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DOH: 23 new cases of COVID-19 reported for Cumberland County Friday
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DOH: 23 new cases of COVID-19 reported for Cumberland County Friday

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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.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Friday reported 23 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death for Cumberland County. That's the highest single-day new case total for the county since July 28.

In the past 14 days, 161 new cases have been reported in Cumberland County, giving the county a per capita rate of 63.54 per 100,000 people for the 14-day period.

Cumberland County's seven-day rolling average of new cases now sits at 12.86, it's highest rate since Aug. 2. 

The DOH reports Friday nine patients in the county are hospitalized with COVID-19.

DOH: 15 new COVID-19 cases, one new death reported in Cumberland County Thursday
DOH: 5 new COVID-19 cases reported in Cumberland County Wednesday; Lebanon, York see spikes

In the state DOH's weekly update for its COVID-19 Early-Warning Monitoring System Dashboard, Cumberland County saw its percent positivity drop to 2.5% for the week of Sept. 11-17, down from 4.2% the previous week. The county's incidence rate remained at 29 cases per 100,000 people.

In the Southcentral region, York County saw its positivity rate rise .4% to 7.8% and its incidence rate jumped to 85.2 (up from 69.4). Lebanon County saw a 1.8% bump in its percent positivity up to 6.1% and a 31.9 bump in its incidence rate up to 72.9.

Centre County, which is home to Penn State University, had the highest incidence rate (322.5) and percent posivity (12.1%) in the state for Sept. 11-17. Penn State reported Tuesday that 100 positive tests were reported Sept. 11-14. In total, Penn State has 1,145 cases among students according to its dashboard, and only 1 positive case among employees.

The Health Department reported 242 new people in Cumberland County with confirmed negative test results Friday. Although that does not represent all tests performed, according to the department, it would represent a positivity rate of about 5% for county results.

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The southcentral region reported 106 new positives in Friday's report. York County reported 30 new cases (2 additional deaths) and Dauphin County reported 18 cases (and 1 death). 

The state Department of Health reported 760 new cases for the state Friday with 21 new deaths. The four-county Philadelphia region reported 185 cases Friday and the six-county Pittsburgh region reported 118 cases.

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County numbers in the southcentral region (updated Sept. 18):

  • Adams County (pop. 103,009): 1 new cases; 766 total cases (742 confirmed, 24 probable); 14,579 negatives; 25 deaths
  • Bedford County (pop. 47,888): 1 new cases; 223 total cases (191 confirmed, 32 probable); 4,195 negatives; 6 deaths
  • Blair County (pop. 121,829): 8 new cases; 548 total cases (525 confirmed, 23 probable); 15,630 negatives; 15 deaths
  • Cumberland County (pop. 253,370): 23 new cases; 1,739 total cases (1,636 confirmed, 103 probable); 27,425 negatives; 75 deaths
  • Dauphin County (pop. 278,299): 18 new cases; 3,662 total cases (3,568 confirmed, 94 probable); 40,960 negatives; 171 deaths
  • Franklin County (pop. 155,027): 10 new cases; 1,701 total cases (1,632 confirmed, 69 probable); 19,047 negatives; 49 deaths
  • Fulton County (pop. 14,530): 1 new cases; 43 total cases (40 confirmed, 3 probable); 1,131 negatives; 2 deaths
  • Huntingdon County (pop. 45,144): 0 new cases; 393 total cases (382 confirmed, 11 probable); 5,431 negatives; 6 deaths
  • Juniata County (pop. 24,763): 1 new cases; 173 total cases (165 confirmed, 8 probable); 2,104 negatives; 7 deaths
  • Lebanon County (pop. 141,793): 9 new cases; 1,909 total cases (1,837 confirmed, 72 probable); 18,104 negatives; 58 deaths
  • Mifflin County (pop. 46,138): 1 new cases; 208 total cases (200 confirmed, 8 probable); 6,098 negatives; 2 deaths
  • Perry County (pop. 46,272): 3 new cases; 201 total cases (180 confirmed, 21 probable); 3,726 negatives; 6 deaths
  • York County (pop. 449,058): 30 new cases; 4,391 total cases (4,278 confirmed, 113 probable); 54,755 negatives; 138 deaths
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ZIP code-level counts (through Sept. 18):

  • 17013: 237 positives, 4,200 negatives - +21 since Sept. 11
  • 17015: 106 positives, 2,162 negatives - +5 since Sept. 11
  • 17050: 236 positives, 3,431 negatives - +17 since Sept. 11
  • 17055: 253 positives, 4,489 negatives - +6 since Sept. 11
  • 17011: 292 positives, 4,987 negatives - +6 since Sept. 11
  • 17007: 19 positives, 499 negatives - +0 since Sept. 11
  • 17065: 20 positives, 326 negatives - +0 since Sept. 11
  • 17324: 30 positives, 430 negatives - +1 since Sept. 11
  • 17241: 69 positives, 1,312 negatives - +1 since Sept. 11
  • 17257: 269 positives, 1,400 negatives - +7 since Sept. 11
  • 17240: 20 positives, 145 negatives - +1 since Sept. 11
  • 17025: 93 positives, 1,435 negatives - +3 since Sept. 11
  • 17070: 97 positives, 1,469 negatives - +3 since Sept. 11
  • 17043: 31 positives, 623 negatives - +4 since Sept. 11
  • 17019: 65 positives, 1,613 negatives - +3 since Sept. 11

Long-term care facilities and personal care homes in Cumberland County (as reported to the Department of Health through Sept. 15 - personal care home data may be incomplete due DOH transition to new system):

  • Artis Senior Living of West Shore (Lemoyne): fewer than 5 resident cases; 0 staff cases; fewer than 5 deaths
  • Bethany Village Retirement Center (Mechanicsburg): 0 resident cases; fewer than 5 staff cases; 0 deaths
  • Bridges at Bent Creek (Hampden Township): 0 resident cases; fewer than 5 staff cases; 0 deaths
  • Brookdale Grandon Farms (Hampden Township): 9 resident cases; 5 staff cases; 0 deaths
  • Carriage Courts Personal Care at Green Ridge Village (Newville): 0 resident cases; fewer than 5 staff cases; 0 deaths
  • Chapel Pointe (Carlisle): 0 resident cases; fewer than 5 staff cases; 0 deaths
  • Claremont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center (Carlisle): fewer than 5 resident cases; 12 staff cases; 0 deaths
  • Country Meadows of West Shore (Mechanicsburg): 5 resident cases; fewer than 5 staff cases; 0 deaths
  • Cumberland Crossings (Carlisle): 0 resident cases; 0 staff cases; 0 deaths
  • Forest Park (Carlisle: 0 resident cases; fewer than 5 staff cases; 0 deaths
  • Fox Subacute (Mechanicsburg): 0 resident cases; 0 staff cases; 0 deaths
  • Gardens at Camp Hill: 48 resident cases; 21 staff cases; 8 deaths
  • Gardens at West Shore (Camp Hill): 82 resident cases; 26 staff cases; 19 deaths (numbers are from last available data on June 10)
  • Gilliland Manor (Newville): 0 resident cases; fewer than 5 staff cases; 0 deaths
  • Manorcare Health Services (Camp Hill): 0 resident cases; 0 staff cases; 0 deaths
  • Manorcare Health Center (Carlisle): 25 resident cases; 7 staff cases; 5 deaths 
  • Messiah Lifeways (Upper Allen Township): 0 cases; fewer than 5 staff cases; 0 deaths
  • Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home (Carlisle): 72 resident cases; 37 staff cases; 11 deaths
  • Shippensburg Health Care Center: 92 resident cases; 28 staff cases; 31 deaths
  • Swaim Health Center (Newville): 13 resident cases; 10 staff cases; 0 deaths
  • Thornwald Home (Carlisle): fewer than 5 resident cases; fewer than 5 staff cases; 0 deaths
  • Vibra Senior Living: 0 resident cases; fewer than 5 staff cases; 0 deaths

COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard (Sept. 11-17):

(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 (4.2% previous 7 days)
    • Incidence Rate per 100,000 people last 7 days - 43.1 (39.0 previous 7 days)
  • Adams County:
    • Percent Positivity - 2.1% last 7 days (2.7% previous 7 days)
    • Incidence Rate per 100,000 people last 7 days - 38.9 (22.4 previous 7 days)
  • Cumberland County:
    • Percent Positivity - 2.5% last 7 days (4.2% previous 7 days)
    • Incidence Rate per 100,000 people last 7 days - 29.0 (29 previous 7 days)
  • Dauphin County:
    • Percent Positivity - 3.3% last 7 days (5.2% previous 7 days)
    • Incidence Rate per 100,000 people last 7 days - 42.9 (45.5 previous 7 days)
  • Franklin County:
    • Percent Positivity - 4.1% last 7 days (6.2% previous 7 days)
    • Incidence Rate per 100,000 people last 7 days - 43.9 (45.9 previous 7 days)
  • Lebanon County:
    • Percent Positivity - 6.1% last 7 days (4.3% previous 7 days)
    • Incidence Rate per 100,000 people last 7 days - 72.9 (41.0 previous 7 days)
  • Perry County:
    • Percent Positivity - 4.7% last 7 days (2.5% previous 7 days)
    • Incidence Rate per 100,000 people last 7 days - 30.3 (13 previous 7 days)
  • York County:
    • Percent Positivity - 7.8% last 7 days (7.4% previous 7 days)
    • Incidence Rate per 100,000 people last 7 days - 85.2 (69.4 previous 7 days)

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