800-plus new cases in Pennsylvania as Phillies game canceled – WFMZ Allentown

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania reported more than 800 new verified coronavirus cases Monday, as fresh issues about it spreading out prompted the cancellation of Monday nights Major League Baseball video game in Philadelphia.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 839 extra verified infection cases and 4 brand-new deaths. The virus has contaminated more than 108,000 individuals in Pennsylvania because the start of the pandemic. More than 7,100 have actually passed away, the majority of them in nursing houses.
Of the new positive cases, more than 40% are from Philadelphia and Allegheny County, the department said.
In July, Pennsylvanias 14-day rate of new cases per 100,000 citizens has risen by more than 70%, from below 60 to nearly 100.

The seven-day positivity rate– based on the health departments daily public disclosures of the number of individuals who are freshly verified to be positive and the variety of people who checked negative– has actually gradually increased in July, from about 4.5% to almost 6%.
Deaths have actually decreased from June to July, although hospitalizations are on the rise in July, according to state data.
Gov. Tom Wolfs administration is cautioning travelers checking out any of 20 states to self-quarantine for 14 days after going back to Pennsylvania.
It also 2 weeks ago imposed a brand-new round of restrictions targeting bars, restaurants, clubs and indoor occasions and events.