UPDATE: July 20, 2020 3PM

COVID-19 Cases by Geography to Date
per Pennsylvania Department of Health
Data updated as of 12:00pm on 7/20/2020

County Total Cases 1 Confirmed Cases Probable Cases Negative Tests 2 Deaths New cases since 7/19 New deaths since 7/19
Pennsylvania 101,738 98,872 2,866 938,175 7,018 +711 +3
10-County Region 10,531 10,162 369 166,971 377 +254 +3
Allegheny 6,435 6,241 194 89,895 208 +172 +3
Armstrong 119 119 3,113 6 +5
Beaver 968 941 27 9,115 81 +10
Butler 481 441 40 9,796 13 +2
Fayette 272 263 9 7,347 4 +10
Greene 87 81 6 2,035 +3
Indiana 180 167 13 4,510 6 +1
Lawrence 235 207 28 4,022 9 +9
Washington 580 562 18 12,259 10 +21
Westmoreland 1,174 1,140 34 24,879 40 +21

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 7/20/2020

County Total Tested per 100K 1 Change from 7/13 Cases per 100K 2 Change from 7/13
Pennsylvania 8,130 12.0% 89.39 17.2%
10-County Region 6,960 17.6% 156.93 11.4%
Allegheny 7,860 21.0% 217.04 11.7%
Armstrong 4,873 16.5% 61.81 215.4%
Beaver 6,041 13.3% 135.41 16.5%
Butler 5,509 13.6% 67.00 -1.6%
Fayette 5,759 18.8% 94.49 38.9%
Greene 5,713 21.2% 107.69 29.0%
Indiana 5,469 15.7% 76.96 26.9%
Lawrence 4,872 11.5% 127.03 15.6%
Washington 6,186 14.1% 126.24 10.1%
Westmoreland 7,344 11.8% 97.53 -6.5%

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 7/20/2020

County Facilities with Cases Cases Among Residents Cases Among Employees
10-County Region 133 1,353 356
Allegheny 62 639 201
Armstrong 5 25 8
Beaver 7 425 48
Butler 12 20 15
Fayette 5 9 6
Greene 1 2 1
Indiana 9 24 9
Lawrence 5 36 11
Washington 8 15 7
Westmoreland 19 158 50


State Coronavirus Updates

  • Gov. Wolf: Congress Must Take Action to Help Restaurants: Governor Tom Wolf urged Congress to quickly provide financial relief to the nation’s restaurants by passing the Real Economic Support That Acknowledges Unique Restaurant Assistance Needed to Survive (RESTAURANTS) Act. The bipartisan bill in Congress provides $120 billion to help independent restaurants with the economic challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more: https://dingo.telicon.com/PA/library/2020/2020071786.HTM
  • Dashboard Data Shows Weekly Case Increases Statewide, Multiple Counties with High Percent-Positives: Governor Tom Wolf released a weekly status update detailing the state’s mitigation efforts based on the COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard comparing the seven-day period of July 10 – July 16 to the previous seven days, July 3 – July 9. Read more: https://dingo.telicon.com/PA/library/2020/2020071772.HTM
  • State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement Continues Checks, Issues 44 Warnings for COVID-19 Compliance: Pennsylvania State Police Liquor Control Enforcement Officers visited 1,524 licensed liquor establishments from Friday, July 17 through Sunday, July 19 as part of its regular work to ensure businesses are abiding by COVID-19 mitigation requirements that include social distancing, masking, and other health and safety requirements of the liquor code. Read more: https://dingo.telicon.com/PA/library/2020/2020072079.HTM
  • Human Services Provides Update on SNAP Online Grocery Purchasing, Encourages Retailers to Join: Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller reminded Pennsylvanians of the ability to use Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) funds to purchase groceries online through select retailers. This flexibility allows SNAP recipients to purchase groceries from home, which can help limit trips out of the home as Pennsylvania sees rising cases of COVD-19. Last month, DHS launched the pilot program overseen by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that allows SNAP recipients to purchase groceries online through participating retailers approved by the USDA. Read more: https://dingo.telicon.com/PA/library/2020/2020072080.HTM
  • National Health Policy Leaders Endorse Gov. Wolf’s ‘Bold’ Action to Stop Another COVID Surge in PA: National health policy leaders today endorsed Governor Tom Wolf’s most recent mitigation efforts to stop another surge of COVID-19 cases in the commonwealth, reminding all Pennsylvanians that by taking these measures now we can stop further spread and end mitigation efforts sooner. “In this pandemic, it is imperative to take bold action before cases rise exponentially—to get ahead of the curve,” said Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D., former special advisor for health policy to President Obama, and vice provost for Global Initiatives at the University of Pennsylvania. “Gov. Wolf is doing just that. We need to ensure physical distancing, the wearing of face masks, and limiting indoor activities. Gov. Wolf’s actions to implement these measures will save lives and allow continued reopening of the economy in a safe and smart way.” Read more: https://dingo.telicon.com/PA/library/2020/2020072083.HTM


Regional Coronavirus Updates

  • Allegheny County Department of Health
    • There are 512 past or present hospitalizations (+4). In the newest cases (tested July 3 through July 19), ages range from 2 to 97 years with the median age being 42.


Federal Coronavirus Updates

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    • Considerations for Restaurants and Bars: As restaurants and bars resume operations in some areas of the United States, CDC offers the following considerations for ways in which operators can protect employees, customers, and communities and slow the spread of COVID-19. Read more: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/business-employers/bars-restaurants.html
    • Strategies to Mitigate Healthcare Personnel Staffing Shortages: Maintaining appropriate staffing in healthcare facilities is essential to providing a safe work environment for healthcare personnel (HCP) and safe patient care. As the COVID-19 pandemic progresses, staffing shortages will likely occur due to HCP exposures, illness, or need to care for family members at home. Healthcare facilities must be prepared for potential staffing shortages and have plans and processes in place to mitigate these, including communicating with HCP about actions the facility is taking to address shortages and maintain patient and HCP safety and providing resources to assist HCP with anxiety and stress. Read more: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/mitigating-staff-shortages.html
    • Evidence used to update the list of underlying medical conditions that increase a person’s risk of severe illness from COVID-19: Updates to the list of underlying medical conditions that put individuals at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19 were based on published reports, articles in press, unreviewed pre-prints, and internal data available between December 1, 2019 and May 29, 2020. This list is a living document that will be periodically updated by CDC, and it could rapidly change as the science evolves.Severe illness from COVID-19 was defined as hospitalization, admission to the ICU, intubation or mechanical ventilation, or death. Read more: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/evidence-table.html
  • Food and Drug Administration


National Coronavirus Updates