Pennsylvania today is reporting 1,680 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the state total to 16,239 cases, according to Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine.
According to Levine, these numbers include 760 healthcare workers who have tested positive, 831 individuals who are in 157 long-term or personal care facilities and 309 deaths.
There are currently 1,892 patients hospitalized in Pennsylvania due to Covid-19, which represents 11 percent of the total count, Levine said.
Approximately 51% of hospital beds, 40% of ICU beds, and 70% of the state’s ventilators, are available at this time, according to Levine.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf also announced that the state will be launching a hospital preparedness dashboard, that will let anyone see a county-by-county breakdown of key equipment availability and usage.