Harrisburg — The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed that as of Aug. 24, the statewide cumulative total cases of COVID-19 is 3,167,638.
There are 2,611,376 confirmed cases and 556,262 who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases.
The Pennsylvania death registry reported a cumulative total of 46,596 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
The department continues to urge Pennsylvanians to follow CDC guidance for wearing a mask where required by law, rules, and regulations, including health care, local business and workplace guidance. Wearing a mask is an effective way to reduce the risk of catching or spreading COVID-19.
The Department of Health continues to provide the public with extensive and frequently updated data on both the COVID-19 dashboard and the vaccine dashboard. Both dashboards provide an interactive experience for the user to review statewide and local-level data updated daily.
The department will continue to provide data via online dashboards; however, the dashboards will be updated on a weekly basis.