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COVID-19 Update 8/7: 5 more confirmed cases

August 7, 2020 News Extra

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Butler County added five new confirmed cases Friday to its total of COVID-19 cases.

Since the pandemic began, the county has had 590 residents test positive for the virus, and 15 county residents have died due to complications with COVID-19.

Both of Butler Health System's hospitals saw decreases in inpatients with Butler Memorial Hospital treating two inpatients with COVID-19 symptoms. Clarion Hospital has zero inpatients with COVID-19.

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

Friday's COVID-19 statistics:

Butler County

Confirmed cases: 590

Probable cases: 55

Negative tests: 13,773

Deaths: 15

Butler Memorial Hospital

Inpatients: 2

Suspected: 1

Confirmed: 1

ICU: 0

Total tests: 14,843

Outdoor tests: 5,499

Positive tests: 297

Clarion Hospital

Inpatients: 0

Suspected: 0

Confirmed: 0

ICU: 0

Total tests: 3,669

Outdoor tests: 2,836

Positive tests: 81

Pennsylvania

New cases: 758

Total cases: 117,279

New deaths: 15

Total deaths: 7,297

Recovered: 77 percent

Surrounding Counties

Allegheny: 8,477 confirmed cases; 118,859 negative; and 244 deaths

Armstrong: 203 confirmed; 4,126 negative; and 6 deaths

Beaver: 1,257 confirmed; 12,675 negative; and 91 deaths

Clarion: 75 confirmed; 2,013 negative; and 2 deaths

Lawrence: 333 confirmed; 5,284 negative; and 15 deaths

Mercer: 351 confirmed; 7,926 negative; and 9 deaths

Venango: 48 confirmed and 3,496 negative

Westmoreland: 1,460 confirmed; 31,061 negative; and 46 deaths

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