McPherson County reports 85th case of COVID-19

Henrietta Strickland
July 9, 2020

Allegheny has been struggling with a spike in infections as residents patronize eating and drinking establishments and head to out-of-state virus hotspots, prompting health officials in the county of 1.2 million to impose restrictions on restaurants and bars, shutter a casino and limit gatherings.

Tuesday's coronavirus cases were spread throughout the state - with 88 in Bernalillo County in central New Mexico; 34 in San Juan County in the northwest; and 24 in Doña Ana County, adjacent to Texas and Mexico. Austin, within Hays County, now has 22 active cases and has had 32 total cases. Mountain City has four total active cases, Manchaca has two total active cases and Bear Creek has had one total case. "We expect to see more cases in the coming days and how high this surge goes is dependent on each of us doing our part". There have been five virus-related deaths in Hardin County. One hundred and forty-three people are isolated at home, while 306 have recovered districtwide.

For most people, the virus causes mild or moderate symptoms that clear up in a couple of weeks.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 849 new cases and 25 new deaths from covid-19 on Wednesday, totaling 92,148 cases and 6,812 deaths statewide.

The health department said 18,003 residents in long-term care facilities have contracted COVID-19, along with 3,359 employees. The DSHS reports that 220,564 Texans have been diagnosed with the coronavirus, there have been 2,813 fatalities and there have been an estimated 113,284 Texans who have recovered from the disease. And there are 1,005 people in the Melrose neighborhood who have been confirmed to be infected. According to the DSHS, there are 9,610 Texans now hospitalized by the disease. Almost half were in people under 30 years old.

Riley County has had a total of 325 positive COVID-19 test results overall, with 232 test results now pending, and 3,125 test coming back negative for COVID-19.

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