COVID-19 continues slowdown; six deaths confirmed, 146 new cases
There are currently 673 active cases statewide.
The state health department has confirmed six more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 2,205.
Deaths are reported to the state health department by facilities or by official death record, and can take up to ten days to be confirmed.
According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 146 individuals from 24 counties have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the new statewide positive total to 238,505.
These results were from a pool of 4,293 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.75 percent.
91 of those positives were PCR tests, and 55 were antigen tests.
3,554,358 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 615,720 unique individuals have been tested.
61 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.
Since yesterday 340 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 235,627. This leaves 673 active confirmed cases.