DAILY UPDATE: June 18, 2020 1 PM

STATE: Pennsylvania COVID-19 Statistics
per Pennsylvania Department of Health
Data updated as of 12:00pm on 6/18/2020

Total Cases 1 Negative Tests 2 Total Deaths
80,236 543,832 6,361


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 6/18/2020

Total Cases 80,236
Confirmed Case 77,949
Probable cases by Definition and High-Risk Exposure 2,287


REGIONAL: COVID-19 Cases by County to Date
per Pennsylvania Department of Health
Data updated as of 12:00pm on 6/18/2020

County Total Cases * Confirmed Cases Probable Cases Negative Tests Deaths New cases since 6/17 New deaths since 6/17
10-County Region 4,045 3,808 237 84,672 333 +18
Allegheny 2,122 1,987 135 44,122 177 +9
Armstrong 68 68 1,715 5
Beaver 616 597 19 5,067 77 +1
Butler 263 232 31 4,994 13
Fayette 100 94 6 4,200 4 +2
Greene 30 28 2 1,053
Indiana 97 89 8 1,855 5 +2
Lawrence 89 81 8 2,025 8 +1
Washington 158 146 12 6,206 6
Westmoreland 502 486 16 13,435 38 +3

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


State Coronavirus Updates

  • 6.17.2020 Updates from Governor Wolf and Secretary Levine
    • Focused on updates to COVID-19 intervention and management

6.17.2020 Press Conference Notes attached – for internal use only

  • Gov. Wolf: PA is One of Three States Recognized by CDC for COVID-19 Reduction Success: As states across the country begin to reopen and nearly half are seeing COVID-19 cases rise, Governor Tom Wolf announced Friday that Pennsylvania is not one of them. Wednesday June 17, at a daily COVID briefing with Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, he noted another milestone: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention proprietary data for states indicates that Pennsylvania is one of just three states that has had a downward trajectory of COVID-19 cases for more than 42 days. The other two states are Montana and Hawaii. Read more: https://dingo.telicon.com/PA/library/2020/2020061743.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. Read more: https://dingo.telicon.com/PA/library/2020/2020061769.HTM
  • Gov. Wolf: $157.5 Million Now Available for School Health and Safety Grants to Address COVID-19: Governor Tom Wolf announced 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 Announces $40 Million in CARES Act Funding Available to Address Dairy Industry Relief, Food Security: Governor Wolf announced the availability of $40 million in funding through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to support Pennsylvania’s dairy industry and food security programs, following months of uncertainty and loss from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more: https://dingo.telicon.com/PA/library/2020/2020061743.HTM
  • L&I Secretary: Governor Wolf’s Disaster Declaration Needed to Help People Out of Work, Reduce Employer Costs: Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jerry Oleksiak highlighted the importance of Governor Tom Wolf’s disaster declaration to help Pennsylvanians who are out of work get the unemployment compensation benefits they deserve and reduce costs for employers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prematurely ending the disaster declaration will increase the burden on workers and the employers who depend on them. Read more: https://dingo.telicon.com/PA/library/2020/2020061887.HTM


Regional Coronavirus Updates

  • Allegheny County Department of Health
    • Of the 2,122 cases in Allegheny County, 1,987 are confirmed and 135 are probable cases. Additionally, there are 361 past or present hospitalizations (+3). To date, there have also been 177 deaths (no change). 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.
  • Allegheny County Council Committee on Public Safety
    • Allegheny County Council’s Committee on Public Safety has given a negative recommendation to universal COVID-19 testing in the Allegheny County Jail and the Kane Regional Centers. The bill, sponsored by members Bethany Hallam, D-at large, and Olivia Bennett, D-Northview Heights, was introduced on May 19 and was held in committee June 3. Ms. Hallam and Ms. Bennett on Wednesday voted in favor of an affirmative recommendation.


National Coronavirus Updates

  • According to CNN, as of 12:00pm on Thursday, June 18, 2020, there are 117,832 coronavirus-related deaths and 2,168,414 total positive cases in the United States.