Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Schuylkill County Coronavirus Update - 08/18/2021


On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed that between Tuesday and Wednesday, there were 2,332 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the statewide total is 1,256,324..

The daily update stated that  1,275 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 332 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.  Schuylkill County reported 21 new cases since Tuesday.

Between 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, August 17th and Wednesday, August 18th, there were 25 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 28,018 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

No new deaths were reported in Schuylkill County.