The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 621 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the state total to 84,991 since March.
In Pennsylvania, 6,603 deaths have been linked to COVID-19, including 24 new deaths reported on Saturday.
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The health department released new data on Saturday morning; The figures reflect reported cases and deaths as of midnight. The number of daily cases peaked in April at nearly 2,000, but has been below 1,000 for weeks.
More than two-thirds of the state’s deaths have occurred in long-term care facilities, including nursing homes.
There are 646,780 people who have turned negative.
Fewer people are being treated for the coronavirus in hospitals. The health department reported that 651 patients with COVID-19 are in hospitals, down from 680 on Friday. The number of people hospitalized is about a quarter of the peak in the spring.
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