UPDATE: August 3, 2020 3PM

COVID-19 Cases by Geography to Date
per Pennsylvania Department of Health
Data updated as of 12:00pm on 8/3/2020
County Total Cases 1 Confirmed Cases Probable Cases Negative Tests 2 Deaths New cases since 8/2 New deaths since 8/2
Pennsylvania 114,155 110,970 3,185 1,142,414 7,209 +565
10-County Region 13,708 13,230 478 208,875 424 +120
Allegheny 8,310 8,081 229 112,762 234 +68
Armstrong 188 187 1 3,893 6 +1
Beaver 1,237 1,204 33 11,762 89 +5
Butler 605 556 49 12,920 15 +3
Fayette 414 397 17 8,935 4 +6
Greene 109 103 6 2,868 1 +1
Indiana 275 255 20 5,609 6 +3
Lawrence 349 302 47 4,990 12 +6
Washington 764 726 38 15,385 11 +8
Westmoreland 1,457 1,419 38 29,751 46 +19

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.
Case data from PA-NEDSS.  Death data is a combination of PA-NEDSS and EDRS



COVID-19 Tests to Date and Cases per 100K
per Pennsylvania Department of Health
Data updated as of 12:00pm on 8/3/2020
County Total Tested per 100K 1 Change from 7/27 Cases per 100K 2 Change from 7/27
Pennsylvania 9,824 9.2% 97.07 -0.8%
10-County Region 8,728 14.0% 124.58 -15.7%
Allegheny 9,879 11.0% 152.99 -23.2%
Armstrong 6,152 11.7% 104.02 -13.8%
Beaver 7,789 11.3% 161.18 -4.6%
Butler 7,249 16.6% 66.46 -6.8%
Fayette 7,067 11.8% 107.34 26.8%
Greene 8,015 15.4% 59.23 -24.1%
Indiana 6,861 8.8% 110.78 41.8%
Lawrence 6,110 11.8% 130.46 21.3%
Washington 7,781 10.6% 88.65 -18.9%
Westmoreland 8,797 8.3% 79.77 -6.6%


1 Tested per 100,000 residents represents the cumulative sum of tests within the specified geography

2 Cases per 100K represents the 14 day sum of new cases per 100,000 residents


REGIONAL: COVID-19 Cases Associated with
Nursing Homes and Personal Care Homes to Date
per Pennsylvania Department of Health
Data updated as of 12:00pm on 8/3/2020
County Facilities with Cases Cases Among Residents Cases Among Employees
10-County Region 167 1,739 479
Allegheny 82 908 281
Armstrong 7 34 9
Beaver 7 477 68
Butler 15 24 17
Fayette 6 9 10
Greene 1 2 1
Indiana 11 29 10
Lawrence 8 42 25
Washington 9 26 8
Westmoreland 21 188 50


State Coronavirus Updates

  • 8.3.2020 Governor Wolf
    • Press Conference on Local Law Enforcement in Important Roles Education and Understanding Play in Enforcement of COVID-19 Orders at Susquehanna County Police Department
  • Gov. Wolf: $28 Million to Help Higher Education Resume Operations: Governor Tom Wolf is dedicating approximately $28 million to postsecondary institutions and adult basic education providers to assist them in implementing public health and safety plans and help them to resume operations in the fall. The funding will be used to help keep students, faculty, and staff safe and assist institutions in meeting the unique challenges of providing instruction during COVID-19. Read more: https://dingo.telicon.com/PA/library/2020/2020080384.HTM
  • Wolf Administration, Local Law Enforcement Stress Important Roles Education and Understanding Play in Enforcement of COVID-19 Orders: Governor Tom Wolf visited the Susquehanna Township Police headquarters to discuss the important roles education and understanding play in the enforcement of the various COVID-19 mitigation orders in place across the state. Read more: https://dingo.telicon.com/PA/library/2020/2020080385.HTM
  • Department of Health Continues to Increase Testing in Several Regions: The Department of Health announced that beginning Wednesday, August 5, various Walmart locations across the state will begin providing drive-thru testing for residents living in areas where there is a need for testing sites. Read more: https://dingo.telicon.com/PA/library/2020/2020080387.HTM
  • Future students could pay more after pandemic costs universities millions in refunds and safety measures: The full cost of the COVID-19 pandemic on Pennsylvania’s colleges and universities won’t be known for a while, but rough estimates of the losses and unexpected expenses already adds up to the hundreds of millions of dollars. Read more: https://www.pennlive.com/news/2020/08/how-is-the-pandemic-affecting-your-college-or-university-here-are-some-examples.html


Regional Coronavirus Updates


Federal Coronavirus Updates

  • National Institutes of Health
    • NIH delivering new COVID-19 testing technologies to meet U.S. demand: The National Institutes of Health is investing $248.7 million in new technologies to address challenges associated with COVID-19 testing (which detects SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus). NIH’s Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) initiative has awarded contracts to seven biomedical diagnostic companies to support a range of new lab-based and point-of-care tests that could significantly increase the number, type and availability of tests by millions per week as early as September 2020. With national demand estimated to be millions more tests per day above current levels, these technologies are expected to make a significant contribution to expanding the nation’s testing capacity. Read more: https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/nih-delivering-new-covid-19-testing-technologies-meet-us-demand
  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention


National Coronavirus Updates

  • According to CNN, as of 2:00pm on Monday, August 3, 2020, there are 155,062 coronavirus-related deaths and 4,687,828 total positive cases in the United States.
  • Birx Warns U.S. Coronavirus Epidemic Is In ‘New Phase’ As Cases And Deaths Climb: White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx said on Sunday that the U.S. is in a “new phase” of the pandemic, urging people to follow public health guidance as cases continue to climb in many parts of the United States. Read more: https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/08/02/898330198/birx-warns-u-s-coronavirus-epidemic-is-in-new-phase-as-cases-and-deaths-climb
  • U.S. lacks plan for getting vaccine to communities of color devastated by virus:  The United States is mounting the largest vaccination effort in its history — without a plan on how to reach racial and ethnic groups that have not only been devastated by the virus but are often skeptical about government outreach in their communities. Read more: https://www.politico.com/news/2020/08/03/vaccine-minority-communities-389878
  • Coronavirus creates election worker shortage ahead of November:  First it was toilet paper. Then it was cleaning supplies. Now, a new coronavirus-era shortage is threatening the November election: Poll workers. Recruiting volunteers to check in voters, supply ballots and deal with issues has never been easy for election administrators. But in interviews and public statements, more than a dozen election administrators and voting advocates warned that slow poll worker recruitment could be a major vulnerability for the 2020 election. Read more: https://www.politico.com/news/2020/08/03/vaccine-minority-communities-389878