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Pa. sees a new record high in COVID cases Saturday

By: - November 7, 2020 12:41 pm

While the nation waited to hear the results on the presidential election Saturday, Pennsylvania’s Department of Health confirmed 4,035 new positive cases and 40 new deaths, bring the statewide total of positive COVID-19 cases to 227,985.

Saturday’s numbers are a record high for the state, which has seen 9,015 COVID-related deaths since the start of the pandemic.



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Cassie Miller
Cassie Miller

A native Pennsylvanian, Cassie Miller worked for various publications across the Midstate before joining the team at the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. In her previous roles, she has covered everything from local sports to the financial services industry.