For four days last week, Wyoming County reported a new fatality as the result of the COVID-19 virus.

In statistics released just after noon Monday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health for cases for the 24-hour period ending at midnight, the county’s positive cases believe to be COVID-19 related is 400

The cases had been mounting all week through Saturday. The number reflects an accumulated total since April 2, when the first case was reported: Nov. 16 (313); Nov. 17 (336); Nov. 18 (344); Nov. 19 (362); Nov. 20 (372); Nov. 21 (388); Nov. 22 (394); Nov. 23 (400). That is a rolling average of 12 new positive cases a day in Wyoming County.

The following are confirmed cases in Wyoming County (and neighboring counties that share zip code): Tunkhannock (18657): 183; Factoryville (18419): 38; Nicholson (18446): 31; Mehoopany (18629): 18; Laceyville (18623): 26; Meshoppen (18630): 26; Falls (18615): 21; Dalton (18414): 50; Harveys Lake (18618): 50; Springville (18844): 7; and Noxen (18636): 21.

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