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COVID UPDATE 9/14: County adds 15 more confirmed cases since Friday

September 14, 2020 News Extra

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Since Friday, Butler County added 15 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 but no new deaths due to the virus, according to state data.

According to daily reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Butler County added nine new confirmed cases Saturday, zero on Sunday and six on Monday. No new deaths were added to the county's toll, which remains at 21.

According to Monday's report, the county has had 856 residents test positive for the virus since the beginning of the pandemic.

Butler Health System has reported an increase of one inpatient at Butler Memorial Hospital since its report Friday, and all seven of their current inpatients have confirmed cases of the virus. None of those patients are being treated in the Intensive Care Unit.

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

Sunday and Monday's COVID-19 statistics:


Butler County

Confirmed cases: 856

Probable cases: 82

Negative tests: 20,059

Deaths: 21

Butler Memorial Hospital

Inpatients: 7

Suspected: 0

Confirmed: 7

ICU: 0

Total tests: 18,352

Outdoor tests: 6,427

Positive tests: 324

Clarion Hospital

Inpatients: 3

Suspected: 1

Confirmed: 2

ICU: 1

Total tests: 5,036

Outdoor tests: 3,957

Positive tests: 102


New cases: 1,258

Total cases: 145,063

New deaths: 7

Total deaths: 7,869

Recovered: 82 percent

Surrounding Counties

Allegheny: 10,867 confirmed cases; 159,114 negative; and 335 deaths

Armstrong: 380 confirmed; 6,113 negative; and 13 deaths

Beaver: 1,731 confirmed; 18,090 negative; and 109 deaths

Clarion: 99 confirmed; 2,906 negative; and 3 deaths

Lawrence: 423 confirmed; 7,106 negative; and 21 deaths

Mercer: 582 confirmed; 10,678 negative; and 13 deaths

Venango: 60 confirmed; 4,293 negative; and 1 death

Westmoreland: 1,915 confirmed; 39,790 negative; and 49 deaths

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