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APRIL 8 UPDATE: 17 More Coronavirus Positive in Schuylkill County

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Schuylkill County’s total of positive COVID-19 coronavirus now stands at 136. That total is 17 higher than yesterday. And it represents the highest daily total recorded for Schuylkill County since the start of the pandemic. The previous high was 16 on Tuesday.

This is the 18th 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
  • April 3: 9
  • April 4: 14
  • April 5: 13
  • April 6: 13
  • April 7: 16
  • April 8: 17


Coronavirus in Schuylkill County April 8 update

Statewide, cumulatively, there are 16,239 positive cases as of noon Wednesday, April 8. Pennsylvania’s death toll from coronavirus-related illness is now 310. No deaths have been reported from Schuylkill County.

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

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Schuylkill County at 136 Positive Coronavirus Cases

To date, there are 16,239 total positive cases in Pennsylvania and another 82,299 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.

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: 4,012 
  • Montgomery: 1,359 
  • Delaware: 898 
  • Northampton: 774
  • Bucks: 690 
  • Allegheny: 689 

These are the cumulative totals for counties surrounding Schuylkill County. Note, Lehigh and Luzerne counties have the 3rd and 4th highest cumulative totals to date, respectively:

  • Schuylkill: 136 (+17)
  • Berks: 416 (+47)
  • Carbon 76 (+9)
  • Columbia: 54 (+12)
  • Dauphin: 168 (+13)
  • Lebanon: 169 (+24)
  • Lehigh: 1,319 (+173)
  • Luzerne: 1,134 (+152)
  • Northumberland: 22 (NC)


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