The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced Friday, April 10 that Lebanon County has seen its first death from COVID-19.

As of today, Lebanon County has now seen 218 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, a jump of 31 cases compared to figures published Thursday.

The current statewide positive count is 19,979, with 416 deaths. The state has recorded 93,040 negative tests.

Today’s increase in confirmed cases is the second biggest single-day jump for Lebanon County. The current peak of 33 newly-confirmed cases in a single day occurred on Saturday, April 4.

As far as neighboring counties:

  • Berks County – 720 cases, 12 deaths
  • Dauphin County – 199 cases, two deaths
  • Lancaster County – 648 cases, 21 deaths
  • Schuylkill County – 164 cases, one death

Here’s how Lebanon County’s confirmed case count has grown over the past few weeks.

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.

Read all of LebTown’s COVID-19 coverage here.

Access LebTown’s comprehensive COVID-19 resource guide here.

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