Monday, August 16, 2021

Schuylkill County Coronavirus Update - 08/16/2021

On Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed that between Saturday and Monday, there were 5,951 new cases of COVID-19.

The daily update stated that  1,115 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 301 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.  Schuylkill County reported 48 new cases since Saturday

Statewide percent positivity for the week of Aug 6 – Aug. 12 stood at 6.0%.

Between 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13 and Sunday, Aug. 15, there were 9 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 27,966 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

No new deaths were reported.