STATE: Pennsylvania COVID-19 Statistics per Pennsylvania Department of Health
Data updated as of 12:00pm on 4/17/20

Positive Cases Negative Tests Total Deaths
29,441 117,932 756



STATE: Cases by Age Range to Date
per Pennsylvania Department of Health

Data updated as of 12:00pm on 4/17/20

Age Range Cases
0-4 <1%
5-12 <1%
13-18 1%
19-24 6%
25-49 40%
50-64 29%
65+ 23%



STATE: Hospitalization Rates by Age Range to Date
per Pennsylvania Department of Health

Data updated as of 12:00pm on 4/17/20

Age Range Cases
0-29 1.9%
30-49 4.8%
50-64 9.2%
65-79 20.4%
80+ 21.5%



REGIONAL: COVID-19 cases by county to Date
per Pennsylvania Department of Health
Data updated as of 12:00pm on 4/17/20

County Positive Cases Negative Tests Deaths New cases
since 4/16
New deaths
since 4/16
10-County Region 1,832 20,652 90 +57 +8
Allegheny 947 10,199 43 +22 +5
Armstrong 32 424 2 +1
Beaver 178 1,478 15 +10 +1
Butler 157 1,682 5 +3
Fayette 66 1,263 3 +6
Greene 24 299 0
Indiana 45 390 3 +1 +1
Lawrence 59 490 5 +4
Washington 75 1,320 1 +2
Westmoreland 249 3,107 13 +9



State Coronavirus Updates

  • Wolf Unveils Plan for Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 Recovery: On Friday, April 17, Governor Tom Wolf announced a Plan for Pennsylvania that will provide citizens and businesses relief, allow for a safe and expedient reopening, and lay a road to recovery from the challenges and hardships created by the 2019 novel coronavirus. Read more: https://dingo.telicon.com/PA/library/2020/2020041762.HTM.
  • Department of Agriculture Provides Guidance for Community Gardens to Continue Amid COVID-19: On Friday, April 17, the PA Department of Agriculture issued guidance for volunteers and employees of community gardens to continue working, with precautions, in recognition of them being critical to the resiliency of local food systems in Pennsylvania. Read more: https://dingo.telicon.com/PA/library/2020/2020041773.HTM.
  • Wolf Administration Offers Guidance to Food Processing Facilities to Ensure Safety of Workforce, Food Supply: On Friday, April 17, Health Secretary Rachel Levine, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding, and PEMA Director Randy Padfield hosted a webinar with food processing facilities across the commonwealth to provide recommendations for reducing COVID-19 outbreaks among employees and maintaining continuity of operations for a secure food supply. Read more: https://dingo.telicon.com/PA/library/2020/2020041754.HTM.\


Regional Coronavirus Updates

  • Southwestern Pennsylvania
    • Volunteer emergency and ambulance services and small health care facilities in Western Pennsylvania are turning to grassroots efforts to locate personal protective equipment. In the coronavirus pandemic, they find themselves in competition with large hospitals and health systems across the country for resources. The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh is in short supply of N95 masks, three-ply surgical masks and isolation gowns, along with face shields — which can be reused — and hand sanitizer. The Children’s Home was able to obtain some of these supplies through a grassroots effort launched in March called PPE Connect PGH.
  • Indiana County
    • Indiana University of Pennsylvania is joining Indiana Regional Medical Center to bring same-day testing for COVID-19 to the rural hospital, one of the few such facilities in the nation believed to have such capabilities. University officials said Dr. Narayanaswamy Bharathan, chairman of the biology department at IUP, will be working at the hospital to conduct COVID-19 tests. Using equipment from his IUP laboratory, Bharathan which will be able to provide same-day results.
  • Allegheny County
    •  Allegheny County released a statement asking residents to refrain from open burning during the pandemic. “In most county municipalities (not all so check your municipal ordinances), recreational burning of clean, dry wood in a 3’ x 3’ pile at least 15’ from the property line is legal. However, officials are asking county residents to voluntarily refrain from recreational burning.”