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Local coronavirus briefing - April 12, 2020

This is the final Sunday Coronavirus briefing. Starting Monday, April 13, the briefing will be published six days a week. It will not be published on Sundays.

Department of Health provides update on COVID-19, 1,178 new positives bring statewide total to 22,833
The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of noon April 12, that there are 1,178 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 22,833. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania now have cases of COVID-19. The department also reported 13 new deaths among positive cases, bringing the statewide total to 507. Bucks County confirmed 1107 cases and 32 deaths; Chester 562 cases and 17 deaths; Delaware 1,594 cases and 37 deaths; Lehigh 1,684 cases and 18 deaths; Northampton 1,082 cases and 23 deaths; Philadelphia 6, 352 cases and 128 deaths.