Pennsylvania has recorded among the most COVID-19 coronavirus cases nationwide. We’ve created this space to track all the pertinent coronavirus related data released by the Pennsylvania Dept. of Health.
In addition to statewide data, we also break down local data for Schuylkill County and the surrounding area.
Coronavirus Statistics for Pennsylvania
We’ve created this chart to show the totality of COVID-19 coronavirus testing in Pennsylvania.
The first positive in the state was recorded on March 6, 2020.
Pennsylvania Coronavirus Death Toll
Here’s the current death toll from coronavirus-related illnesses in Pennsylvania and Schuylkill County: Tracking the death toll from coronavirus-related illness in Pennsylvania. Updated 4/12.
Flattening the Curve
When they talk of “flattening the curve”, we believe they’re talking about the number of new positive cases daily, not the cumulative number of positives (shown in red).
Negative tests weren’t consistently reported by Pennsylvania health officials until March 18.
Coronavirus in Pennsylvania – County Breakdown
The state created an interactive map showing the cumulative number of positive COVID-19 coronavirus cases by county.
Coronavirus in Schuylkill County
We’ve created this interactive chart to show the cumulative number of positive COVID-19 coronavirus tests conducted in Schuylkill County. That number is marked in blue. The red line shows the new number of positive COVID-19 cases reported on each day.
The first positive in Schuylkill County was reported on March 22.
Coronavirus by the Numbers – Local County Breakdown
Here’s a look at the counties surrounding Schuylkill County. The numbers show the cumulative number of positive COVID-19 coronavirus tests conducted and the change in total from the previous day.Here's a county-by-county breakdown of the cumulative amount of confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus in Schuylkill County and surrounding counties.
|County||Total Positive Cases||Change from previous day|
Here’s a chart showing the rate of new daily positive cases of COVID-19 coronavirus in Pennsylvania compared to Schuylkill County.
Coronavirus in Pennsylvania – Hospitalizations
Here’s a look at the age range of patients treated for coronavirus-related illness. The state does not track people who’ve been released from the hospital. The state never tracked people who'd been released from the hospital (as of April 12).
|Age||% of cases|
|0-4||Less than 1|
|5-12||Less than 1|
|13-18||Less than 1|
Coal Region Canary is tracking all the latest developments on coronavirus in Pennsylvania and Schuylkill County. In addition to this statistics page, check out our full section with daily updates, features, and more:
- Coronavirus in Schuylkill County
- Coronavirus in Pennsylvania
- What is Social Distancing?
- 19 Different Hand Washing Songs for the Coronavirus Outbreak
- Grocery Stores in Schuylkill County Operating on Special Schedules
- Schuylkill County Hospitals Screening Coronavirus by Phone and Online
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