COVID-19 DOH Testing Lab

Courtesy of the Pennsylvania Department of Health

Courtesy of the Pennsylvania Department of Health

Pennsylvania Commonwealth microbiologist Kerry Pollard performs a manual extraction of the coronavirus inside the extraction lab at the Pennsylvania Department of Health Bureau of Laboratories on March 6.

Fayette County reported 80 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend bring the county’s total to 12,518 since March 2020.

Washington County reported two new coronavirus deaths since Friday bringing the total county fatalities to 293.

Allegheny County also reported four new COVID-19 deaths over the weekend, increasing the total there to 1,901. Fayette and Greene counties did not report new deaths over the weekend.

The state Health Department announced 5,753 new COVID-19 cases statewide over the weekend, bringing the total to 1,156,758. The state also announced 57 new virus deaths, bringing the state total to 26,275.

Washington County reported 89 new virus cases, taking its total to 16,999. Greene County added five new cases to its total that grew to 3,155.

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