PITTSBURGH, PA — The Allegheny County Health Department on Thursday reported one new coronavirus death. The county death toll now stands at 235.

The latest victim’s age was in the 60s, according to the health department.

The county reported 132 new cases out of 1,800 test results. Positive results are from tests that span July 15 through July 29. The total number of cases in the county during the outbreak is
now 7,850.

In the newest cases, ages range from nine months to 94 years old with the median age being 39.

Six hundred and thirty-six people been hospitalized in the county during the outbreak. Twenty-three new hospitalizations were reported.

With 1,351 cases in Westmoreland County, 1,176 in Beaver County, 710 in Washington County and 586 in Butler County, that brings the total number of cases in the five-county region to 11,873 when Allegheny County numbers are included. That’s up from 11,585 on Wednesday.

According to the state Department of Health, there have been 390 deaths in the region from the virus: Two hundred and thirty-five in Allegheny County, 85 in Beaver County, 45 in Westmoreland County, 15 in Butler County and 10 in Washington County. Butler and Westmoreland each reported one new death.


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