Pennsylvania COVID-19 Cases Climb Above 62,000, 15 Additional Deaths Reported – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) — The number of COVID-19 cases in Pennsylvania has climbed above 62,000. On Sunday, state health officials reported an additional 623 cases of coronavirus, along with 15 more deaths.

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The total number of cases statewide now stands at 62,234.

The statewide death toll has reached 4,418.

In total, 270,670 people statewide have tested negative for the virus.

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This week 12 more counties will begin to emerge from pandemic restrictions.

All told, by the end of the week, more than 40% of Pennsylvania’s population of 12.8 million will have seen an easing of pandemic restrictions that were intended to prevent hospitals from becoming overwhelmed with very ill COVID-19 patients.

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