Westmoreland County officials continued to report 19 coronavirus deaths on Friday as state data showed nine new cases across the county.
The coroner’s website, last updated Thursday morning, showed 19 cases: 10 men and nine women. The oldest covid-19 victim in the county was 109 years old, and the youngest was 61.
State health officials said the cases were reported between 12 a.m. Thursday and 12 a.m. Friday, and the countywide total now stands at 249. The state continues to report 13 deaths, and officials have said they’re investigating the cause of the discrepancies.
The state as a whole on Friday reported 1,706 new coronavirus cases, pushing the running total to 29,441. Forty-nine more people have died, and Pennsylvania’s death toll stands at 756.