PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Department of Public Health today announced 1,614 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Philadelphia. That brings the number of confirmed cases to 64,640. In addition, the Department of Public Health also announced eight new probable cases from rapid antigen tests. The number of confirmed cases represents two days worth of data, following yesterday’s Thanksgiving holiday.
The Department of Public Health confirmed three additional fatalities in Philadelphia. This brings the number of residents who have succumbed to the virus in Philadelphia to 1,971. Of the 1,971 total deaths, 926 (47%) were long-term care facility residents.
The Department of Public Health reports 739 patients with COVID-19 are currently being treated in Philadelphia hospitals, with a total of 72 on ventilators.
Trash and Recycling Schedule: Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, residents with collections normally on Thursday should set out their trash and recycling for collection today, Friday, November 27. Trash and recycling collections normally scheduled for today will take place tomorrow, Saturday, November 28.
Testing Site Map: A testing site finder at phila.gov/testing helps people find a free COVID-19 test in Philadelphia. Anyone can search for a site by address, click on a map location for specific site information, and filter by day of week and by drive-thru or walk-up.
- City’s COVID-19 homepage: phila.gov/covid-19.
- COVID-19 resources translated into multiple languages.
- Greater Philadelphia Coronavirus Helpline: 1 (800) 722-7112.
- Residents can text COVIDPHL to 888-777 to get updates sent to their phones.
- Find out more about testing for COVID-19.
- Businesses with questions about how to comply with the City’s restrictions should email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The PHL COVID-19 Fund continues to solicit donations to aid nonprofits that are on the frontline of the pandemic.
Resources for Media:
- Recordings of COVID-19 briefings (Subtitles available in multiple languages).
- COVID-19 press releases.