More than 800 new cases in Pennsylvania canceled Phillies game | Coronavirus Info Center


Harrisburg, Pa | Pennsylvania reported more than 800 newly confirmed coronovirus cases on Monday, as fresh concerns about it prompted the cancellation of a Major League Baseball game in Philadelphia on Monday night.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 839 additional confirmed virus cases and four new deaths. The virus has infected more than 108,000 people since the beginning of Pennsylvania. More than 7,100 people have died, most of them in nursing homes.

Of the new positive cases, more than 40% are from Philadelphia and Allegany counties, the department said.

In July, Pennsylvania’s 14-day new case rate per 100,000 residents increased from 100 to 70%, down from 60.

The seven-day positivity rate – based on the Department of Health’s daily public disclosures confirming the number of new people to be positive and the number of people who tested negative – gradually increased from 4.5% in July to around 6% has gone .

According to state data, there has been a drop in deaths from July to July, although hospitals are increasing in July.

The Tom Wolf administration is warning anyone in 20 states to go on self-quarantine for 14 days after returning to Pennsylvania.

It also implemented a new round of restrictions targeting bars, restaurants, night clubs and indoor events and celebrations two weeks ago.

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