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COVID UPDATE 1/12: 4 more deaths reported in Butler County

January 12, 2021 News Extra

Four more Butler County residents have died due to COVID-19, according to state data.

The deaths added to Tuesday's report by the Pennsylvania Department of Health came with the reporting of 88 new confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Statewide there were 7,275 new confirmed cases and 227 deaths among residents.

State officials are scheduled to conduct a news conference at 2 p.m. Tuesday to update the public on the pandemic.

COVID REGIONAL UPDATE

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

COVID-19 statistics from Tuesday are:

Butler County

Confirmed cases: 7,336

Probable cases: 3,720

Negative tests: 40,520

Deaths: 256

Pennsylvania

New cases: 7,275

Total cases: 733,429

New deaths: 227

Total deaths: 18,080

Recovered: 74%

Surrounding Counties

Allegheny: 49,694 confirmed cases; 315,457 negative; and 1,208 deaths

Armstrong: 3,254 confirmed cases; 12,951 negative; and 84 deaths

Beaver: 8,380 confirmed cases; 39,367 negative; and 281 deaths

Clarion: 1,501 confirmed cases; 6,509 negative; and 53 deaths

Lawrence: 3,787 confirmed cases; 15,295 negative; and 140 deaths

Mercer: 5,507 confirmed cases; 23,417 negative; and 174 deaths

Venango: 2,292 confirmed cases; 9,055 negative; and 57 deaths

Westmoreland: 16,338 confirmed cases; 76,576 negative; and 491 deaths.