DAILY UPDATE: June 17, 2020 1 PM

STATE: Pennsylvania COVID-19 Statistics
per Pennsylvania Department of Health
Data updated as of 12:00pm on 6/17/2020

Total Cases 1 Negative Tests 2 Total Deaths
79,818 533,013 6,319


1 Total case counts include confirmed and probable cases.
2 Negative case data only includes negative PCR tests. Negative case data does not include negative antibody tests.


STATE: Pennsylvania COVID-19 Statistics
per Pennsylvania Department of Health
Data updated as of 12:00pm on 6/17/2020

Total Cases 79,818
Confirmed Case 77,543
Probable cases by Definition and High-Risk Exposure 2,275


REGIONAL: COVID-19 Cases by County to Date
per Pennsylvania Department of Health
Data updated as of 12:00pm on 6/17/2020

County Total Cases * Confirmed Cases Probable Cases Negative Tests Deaths New cases since 6/16 New deaths since 6/16
10-County Region 4,026 3,792 234 83,346 333 +16 +1
Allegheny 2,113 1,979 134 43,480 177
Armstrong 68 68 1,635 5
Beaver 615 596 19 5,038 77 +2
Butler 263 232 31 4,888 13 +3 +1
Fayette 98 93 5 4,150 4 +3
Greene 30 28 2 1,040
Indiana 95 87 8 1,827 5
Lawrence 88 80 8 1,978 8 +1
Washington 158 146 12 6,108 6 +2
Westmoreland 498 483 15 13,202 38 +5

* Case counts include confirmed and probable.
Case data from PA-NEDSS.  Death data is a combination of PA-NEDSS and EDRS.


State Coronavirus Updates

  • Human Services Secretary: Gov. Wolf’s Disaster Declaration Necessary as Health Care and Social Services Providers Rise to Continued Challenge of COVID-19: Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller outlined regulatory suspensions and operational adjustments permitted under Governor Tom Wolf’s disaster declaration for the COVID-19 pandemic. These flexibilities and waivers are necessary to ensure continuity of services and operations while keeping people served by and working in the health care and social services systems safe from COVID-19, and they remain in effect until notification is issued by DHS. Read more: https://dingo.telicon.com/PA/library/2020/2020061765.HTM
  • Department of Health Reminds Pennsylvanians about Ticks, Warns Some Symptoms of Lyme Disease Similar to COVID-19: Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today reminded Pennsylvanians to take proper steps to prevent against tick bites and recognize the symptoms of Lyme disease, as some symptoms of Lyme disease are similar to those of COVID-19. Ticks can carry Lyme disease, among other dangerous diseases, that can be severe if not treated properly. Read more: https://dingo.telicon.com/PA/library/2020/2020061763.HTM
  • Gov. Wolf: $157.5 Million Now Available for School Health and Safety Grants to Address COVID-19: Governor Tom Wolf announced today that The School Safety and Security Committee (SSSC) within the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) has approved the opening of two funding announcements totaling $157.5 million that school entities are immediately eligible to apply for to address COVID-19-related health and safety needs for the 2020-2021 school year. Information about the grants and the application process can be found on PCCD’s School Safety and Security webpage. Read more: https://dingo.telicon.com/PA/library/2020/2020061770.HTM
  • Gov. Wolf: Four Universities Receive Funding for COVID-19 Response Through Manufacturing Innovation Challenge: Governor Tom Wolf announced the seven project awardees of $174,603 in new funding through the Manufacturing PA Innovation Program COVID-19 Challenge to address the commonwealth’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Manufacturing PA Innovation Program COVID-19 Challenge awardees are Carnegie Mellon University, Lehigh University, The University of Pittsburgh, and Villanova University. Read more: https://dingo.telicon.com/PA/library/2020/2020061769.HTM


Regional Coronavirus Updates

  • Allegheny County Department of Health
    • Of the 2,113 cases in Allegheny County, 1,979 are confirmed and 134 are probable cases. Additionally, there are 358 past or present hospitalizations (+1). To date, there have also been 177 deaths (+3). Of those, 165 are confirmed and 12 are probable. All deaths are of individuals ranging in age from 42-103, with 84 being the median age of those who have died.


National Coronavirus Updates

  • According to CNN, as of 12:45pm on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, there are 117,097 coronavirus-related deaths and 2,142,754 total positive cases in the United States.