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Coronavirus
(COVID-19)

Page last updated April 9, 2020 - 10:00 a.m.

16,239 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pennsylvania

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new virus that causes respiratory illness in people and is extremely contagious. Symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and diarrhea. 


The Latest Guidance

All 67 counties in Pennsylvania are under a Stay at Home Order through April 30. Stay home as much as possible. Try to get groceries once per week instead of daily. Freedom of travel remains, but please refrain from non-essential travel. Essential travel includes things like commuting to an essential job, picking up supplies like groceries and medicine, and checking on family and pets in other households. Do not host or attend gatherings. 

Schools are closed until further notice. 
Life-sustaining businesses and services may continue to maintain in-person operations. View frequently asked questions about Governor Wolf's order for businesses

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. 

Statewide Map

Use the map below to see the number of Pennsylvanians who have tested positive for COVID-19 in each county. These numbers are updated daily after being verified by the Department of Health.

You also can view the number of cases by county in table format.

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It Takes All of Us to Fight COVID-19

We're sure you've been hearing health care experts say that we need to "flatten the curve." What does that mean? It means we all need to act now and take precautions to keep the number of COVID-19 cases at a manageable level.

 
 

The more people who get sick at the same time, the more resources we will need quickly. Our health care system can only handle so many cases at a time. If medical professionals become overwhelmed, lives that otherwise could have been saved will be lost.

Questions About COVID-19? 

First, check out our list of frequently asked questions. If you still have a question that needs answered, call us at 1-877-PA-HEALTH (1-877-724-3258)

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

How does COVID-19 spread?

Through the air by coughing or sneezing, via close personal contact, or by touching an object/surface with the virus on it.


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How can I protect myself?

Stay home and avoid large gatherings, wash hands often with soap and water, and clean surfaces frequently.



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Should I wear a mask?

​The CDC does not recommend wearing masks outside of a workplace setting. 

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What is social distancing?

​Social distancing means staying away from close contact in public spaces. 

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I'm anxious about COVID-19. Where can I get help?

​Reach out to the Crisis Text Line. Text PA to 741-741 to get help 24/7.

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What are COVID-19 symptoms?

​Symptoms of coronavirus can include fever, cough, and shortness of breath.


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