The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed as of April 24th that there are 1,599 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 38,652.
The department also reported that there are 1,492 confirmed deaths in Pennsylvania.
“As we see the number of new COVID-19 cases continuously change across the state that does not mean we can stop practicing social distancing,” Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said. “We must continue to stay home to protect ourselves, our families and our community. If you must go out, please make as few trips as possible and wear a mask to protect not only yourself, but others. We need all Pennsylvanians to continue to heed these efforts to protect our vulnerable Pennsylvanians, our health care workers and frontline responders.”
There are 147,491 patients who have tested negative in Pennsylvania to date.