The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed Thursday, April 9, that Lebanon County now has 187 cases of the novel coronavirus, a jump of 18 cases compared to figures published Wednesday.
The current statewide positive count is 18,228, with 338 deaths. The state has recorded 87,374 negative tests.
The most confirmed cases added in a single day so far for Lebanon County occurred on April 4 when 33 new cases were confirmed. Since that date, Lebanon County has added an average of 22 newly confirmed cases each day.
As far as neighboring counties:
- Berks County – 616 cases, eight deaths
- Dauphin County – 180 cases, two deaths
- Lancaster County – 596 cases, 17 deaths
- Schuylkill County – 149 cases
Here’s how Lebanon County’s confirmed case count has grown over the past few weeks.
Citing HIPAA concerns, the Pennsylvania Department of Health does not release municipality-level or other demographic attributes of confirmed cases to either the public or to Lebanon County administration.
Here is a chart maintained by the Pennsylvania Capital-Star which shows how total tests across the state compare to positive tests.
The state does not track, at least publicly, the total number of tests at the county level.
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