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COVID-19 UPDATE 6/30: Five more COVID-19 cases reported in county

June 30, 2020 News Extra

Butler County added five more cases Tuesday to its total of confirmed COVID-19 cases.

According to data released Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Butler County's total rose to 275 confirmed cases, with an additional 32 cases listed as probable.

In one week — since a total of 245 confirmed cases on June 24 — Butler County added 30 cases for a seven-day average of just over four confirmed cases being added per day.

The department also reported Tuesday the statewide total reached 86,606 total cases, which includes both confirmed and probable cases.

All but one county, Lebanon County, have moved into the green phase of Gov. Tom Wolf's three-phased plan to reopen the state. Lebanon County is slated to move to the green phase on Friday.

Butler County moved to the green phase June 5.

The following numbers on the coronavirus pandemic were compiled from the regular news releases from the state Department of Health.

Tuesday's COVID-19 statistics:

Butler County

Confirmed cases: 275

Probable cases: 32

Negative tests: 6,703

Deaths: 13


New cases: 618

Total cases: 86,606

New deaths: 35

Total deaths: 6,649

Recovered: 78 percent

Surrounding Counties

Allegheny: 2,614 confirmed cases; 54,493 negative; and 183 deaths

Armstrong: 74 confirmed; 2,081 negative; and 6 deaths

Beaver: 649 confirmed; 6,136 negative; and 78 deaths

Clarion: 34 confirmed; 970 negative; and 2 deaths

Lawrence: 90 confirmed; 2,652 negative; and 9 deaths

Mercer: 121 confirmed; 4,133 negative; and 6 deaths

Venango: 15 confirmed and 1,145 negative

Westmoreland: 620 confirmed; 17,411 negative; and 38 deaths.