Coronavirus Update for Philadelphia Friday, August 14

The Department of Public Health announced today an additional 147 cases of coronavirus in the city of Philadelphia. The total number of positive cases in the city is 32,057. Six deaths were also recorded, bringing the fatality rate to 1,715. Of the 1,715 total deaths, 864 were long-term care facility patients.

The positivity rate is at 2% for the total number of tests performed for today’s data. Those wishing to get tested for COVID-19 are encouraged to use the testing site map on the city’s website. Additional statistics on COVID-19 in Philadelphia can be found on the testing and data page.

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