Posted by on April 3, 2020 2:06 am

Categories: Coronavirus in Pennsylvania Coronavirus in Schuylkill County Local News


Schuylkill County’s total of positive COVID-19 coronavirus now stands at 54. That total is 7 higher than yesterday.

This is the 12th consecutive day of positive coronavirus cases locally. Here’s a day-by-day breakdown:

  • March 22: 1
  • March 23: 2
  • March 24: 2
  • March 25: 1
  • March 26: 3
  • March 27: 4
  • March 28: 3
  • March 29: 5
  • March 30: 9
  • March 31: 8
  • April 1: 9
  • April 2: 7

Coronavirus in Schuylkill County April 2 update


Statewide, cumulatively, there are 7,016 positive cases as of noon Thursday, April 2. Pennsylvania’s death toll from coronavirus-related illness is now 90. No deaths have been reported from Schuylkill County.

The first positive case in Pennsylvania was reported on March 6.

Schuylkill County at 54 Positive Coronavirus Cases

To date, there are 7,016 total positive cases in Pennsylvania and another 47,698 negatives.

The Curve

Here’s our own interactive chart created to show the “curve” in COVID-19 coronavirus cases. Note the blue line, which is what state officials have said they’re measuring as the “curve”. The Blue line tracks New Positive cases of coronavirus while the Red tracks total to date. The yellow line marks Total Negative cases reported on the day and Green denotes the total amount of tests conducted. The Orange Line represents New Negative cases since the state started reporting them.

The volume of new cases reported daily may be alarming. However, each day, the state gets more test results per day.

By County Numbers

Statewide, here are the counties with the most cumulative positive cases of COVID-19 coronavirus to date (not including Schuylkill neighbors):

  • Philadelphia: 1,852 
  • Montgomery: 735 
  • Delaware: 470 
  • Allegheny: 419 
  • Bucks: 370 

These are the cumulative totals for counties surrounding Schuylkill County:

  • Schuylkill: 54 (+7)
  • Berks: 168 (+17)
  • Carbon 26 (+3)
  • Columbia: 11 (+5)
  • Dauphin: 67 (+31)
  • Lebanon: 45 (+18)
  • Lehigh: 479 (+105)
  • Luzerne: 384 (+102)
  • Northumberland: 8 (+2)


SPECIAL SECTION: Coronavirus in Schuylkill County

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