Pa sees largest daily increase in COVID-19 positive cases

Luzerne County has 60% increase in cases in 24 hours and another death

March 30, 2020 - 12:50 pm
A man uses hand sanitizer underneath a coronavirus prevention sign at the entrance of the Nueces County Courthouse on Friday, March 13, 2020. Covid 19 Corpus 6

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In the last 24 hours, Pennsylvania has seen it's largest increase in new Covid-19 positive cases, and the largest single day increase in deaths. The Pa. Dept of Health reports that there are 4,087 positive cases in the Commonwealth, with 49 deaths, an increase of 11 deaths, incuding one in Luzerne County, Luzerne County also saw a 60% increase in the number of positive cases, from 94 to 150 today. Monroe County has 182 cases, Lackanna County went up 11% to 62 cases, Pike County has 33, Wayne County 7, Columbia 6 and Susquehanna County 1. For more information on demographics and hospitalizations, go to the Pa, Dept of Health here.

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