Health department confirms 178 new COVID-19 cases; active cases nearing 1,000
The state health department has confirmed another 178 new cases of COVID-19.
According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 178 new individuals from 26 counties have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the new statewide positive total to 113,063.
These results were from a pool of 3,730 tests for a daily positive rate of 4.96 percent.
89 of those positives were PCR tests, and 89 were antigen tests.
The cases broken down by county are:
2,145,356 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 458,706 unique individuals have been tested.
38 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.
Since yesterday 131 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 110,559. This leaves 959 active confirmed cases.