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September 08, 2020 - Harrisburg, PA

Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, 496 Positives Bring Statewide Total to 140,359

The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., September 8, that there are 496 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 140,359. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19.

The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between September 1 and September 7 is 147,207 with 5,838 positive cases. There were 12,578 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., September 7. These results represent the total number of tests administered.

There are 7,791 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 11 new deaths reported. County-specific information and a statewide map are available on the COVID-19 Data Dashboard.



<a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18251_doh_covidUpdate_01.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine provides updates on COVID-19, emphasizing the need for mitigation efforts during the upcoming flu season, at the PEMA building in Harrisburg on September 8, 2020. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18251_doh_covidUpdate_02.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine provides updates on COVID-19, emphasizing the need for mitigation efforts during the upcoming flu season, at the PEMA building in Harrisburg on September 8, 2020. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18251_doh_covidUpdate_03.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine provides updates on COVID-19, emphasizing the need for mitigation efforts during the upcoming flu season, at the PEMA building in Harrisburg on September 8, 2020. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18251_doh_covidUpdate_04.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine provides updates on COVID-19, emphasizing the need for mitigation efforts during the upcoming flu season, at the PEMA building in Harrisburg on September 8, 2020. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18251_doh_covidUpdate_05.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine provides updates on COVID-19, emphasizing the need for mitigation efforts during the upcoming flu season, at the PEMA building in Harrisburg on September 8, 2020.