Day-by-day look at coronavirus disease cases in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported the commonwealth’s first cases of COVID-19 on March 6.

Ten days later, on March 16, Gov. Tom Wolf urged Pennsylvanians to “stay calm, stay safe, and stay home,” and ordered all non-essential businesses across the commonwealth to close at midnight. The state began a phased reopening on May 8.

Click the arrows below to see how the number of positive tests and deaths have changed over time.


Risk levels in central Pennsylvania

This chart shows approximate risk levels based on the average number of new cases reported each day. This number is calculated as a seven-day average to smooth out any spikes or valleys in reported data. Past weeks are included to show how counties’ case counts are changing over time.


Where Pennsylvania’s cases are

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