State health officials say 2 more Schuylkill County residents have succumbed to COVID-19 recently.
In its weekend update on coronavirus case data, the Pennsylvania Dept. of Health reported that Schuylkill County’s COVID death toll rose to 57.
Schuylkill County Adds 2 More COVID Deaths
One of the deaths newly reported happened on Sept. 30 and the other happened on Oct. 1.
There have been 5 COVID deaths among locals since Sept. 24. Four of those deaths happened in the last week. And before Sept. 24, the last most recent death happened on Aug. 9.
The state also reported 32 more new cases of coronavirus over the weekend, with 16 new cases reported on Oct. 3 and another 16 on Oct. 3. DOH now says 1,199 people in Schuylkill County are confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.
Hospitalizations at Local Facilities
The amount of people being treated in Schuylkill County hospitals for COVID-19 has gone down in the past couple days. Right now, according to DOH reporting, there are now 3 patients in the hospital suffering COVID complications.
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