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Last Friday, a single-day record was set, with another 2219 positive cases.
There were 23 new deaths on Tuesday, and a total of 8,696 COVID-19 deaths in Pennsylvania.
According to officials, so far, 2,254,523 people have tested negative. Among those who have tested positive so far, the age breakdown is as follows:
-Nearly 2% are between 5-12 years old;
-About 5% are 13-18 years old;
-Nearly 14% are between 19-24 years old;
-Nearly 36% are between 25-49 years old;
-Approximately 21% are between 50-64 years old; and
-Nearly 21% are over 65 years old.
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The majority of hospitalized patients are over 65 years of age, and most deaths occur in patients over 65 years of age.
Health officials said the number of COVID-19 cases has increased significantly among younger age groups, especially those between 19 and 24 years old.
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Officials say that all businesses and every time they leave home must wear masks.
Approximately 12,125 cases across the state belonged to health care workers.
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