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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Page last updated August 10, 2020 - 12:00 p.m.


COVID-19 Data for Pennsylvania

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​Total Cases*
119,453

Negatives**
1,240,830

​Recovered***
77%

* Total case counts include confirmed and probable cases.
** Negative case data only includes negative PCR tests. Negative case data does not include negative antibody tests.
*** Individuals who have recovered is determined using a calculation, similar to what is being done by several other states. If a case has not been reported as a death, and it is more than 30 days past the date of their first positive test (or onset of symptoms) then an individual is considered recovered.



 

The Latest Guidance

In Pennsylvania, masks must be worn whenever anyone leaves home. Masks are mandatory in all public spaces. Have questions about mask wearing? View the Universal Face Coverings Order FAQ.

Pennsylvania is utilizing a three-phase matrix to determine when counties and/or regions are ready to begin easing some restrictions on work, congregate settings, and social interactions. View Governor's Wolf's phased reopening plan for Pennsylvania. View the testing and contact tracing plans.

Elementary and secondary schools in the state’s yellow and green phases may resume in-person instruction and activities beginning July 1 under a phased reopening approach. Postsecondary institutions and adult basic education programs, effective June 5, to begin in-person instruction immediately following the development of a health and safety plan outlining strategies for safe operations. View the preliminary reopening guidance.

Businesses in the Commonwealth that are permitted to conduct in-person operations during the disaster emergency must take precautions to protect their employees, their employees’ families, and their communities as a whole. View the business guidance and business FAQ.

It is important that as many people as possible wear a nonmedical or homemade mask when leaving their homes. View instructions for how to make a homemade mask

Get Help

The Pennsylvania COVID-19 guide was created as a place for Pennsylvanians to quickly find the resources they need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Questions About COVID-19? 

First, check out our list of frequently asked questions. If you still have a question that need to be answered, call us at 1-877-PA-HEALTH.

Watch LIVE briefings from the PA Department of Health:pacast.com/live/dohwww.governor.pa.gov/live/watch on Facebook or Español: pacast.com/live/es