Elk Co.

This graphic shows the trend of rising cases of COVID-19 in Elk County, along with the number of cases and negative tests to date.

Elk County’s COVID-19 case count rose by one more case in Tuesday’s reporting, and is now at 46.

The number of confirmed cases rose by one as well, to 34, while the number of probable cases was at 12. The total number of negative tests remained at 1,785.

Ridgway has 7 confirmed and 5 probable; St. Marys has 13 confirmed and 6 probable; Wilcox and Sigel have 1 to 4 confirmed and 1 to 4 probable; Johnsonburg and Kersey have 1 to 4 confirmed cases; Weedville has 5 confirmed; Brockport has 1 to 4 confirmed.

McKean County remained at 33 cases, with 24 confirmed and 9 probable. In Bradford, there were 1 to 4 confirmed cases, and 5 probable; in Duke Center, 1 to 4 probable cases; in Eldred, 1 to 4 confirmed and 1 to 4 probable; in Kane, 9 confirmed and 1 to 4 probable; in Lewis Run, 1 to 4 confirmed; in Mount Jewett, 1 to 4 confirmed; in Port Allegany, 1 to 4 confirmed and 1 to 4 probable; and in Smethport, 5 confirmed.

Potter County remained at 20 cases, with 17 confirmed and 3 probable. Coudersport has had five confirmed cases; Roulette, 5 confirmed; Ulysses, 1 to 4 confirmed; Shinglehouse, 1 to 4 confirmed; and Harrison Valley, 1 to 4 confirmed and 1 to 4 probable.

Cameron County had six confirmed cases, all in Emporium.

According to the state health department, there were 854 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 115,009.

Allegheny County is reporting an increase of 132 cases and Philadelphia County is reporting an increase of 131 cases.

The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between July 28 and August 3 is 150,145 with 5,891 positive cases. There were 22,579 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., August 3. These results represent the total number of tests administered.

There are 7,232 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 23 new deaths reported. Mask-wearing is required in all businesses and whenever leaving home. Consistent mask-wearing is critical to preventing the spread of COVID-19.

There are 643 patients who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk exposure, which are considered probable cases and not confirmed cases. There are 1,156,520 patients who have tested negative to date.

Currently, Pennsylvania has a travel advisory in place, asking people who travel to one of 19 states to quarantine for 14 days upon returning home. Those states are Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Utah.

In New York state, the quarantine is required should people travel to one of 34 states or Puerto Rico. The states are Alaska, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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