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COVID-19 Cases and Persons Testing Negative by PCR by Zip Code Current Health

COVID-19 Cases and Persons Testing Negative by PCR by Zip Code Current Health

Aggregate cases (confirmed and probable) of COVID-19 and the aggregate number of persons testing negative by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) as reported through the Pennsylvania National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS). Counts represent the number of unique people, not the number of tests. <br>

For cases, the ZIP code represents the best residential address received around the time they were first identified as a case. For persons testing negative by PCR, the ZIP code represents the best residential address received around the time they were first tested. Persons with no known residential address are not included. <br>

<B>Only valid PA ZIP codes are included. </B> <br>

Aggregate counts of 1 through 4 for each zip code are suppressed to help protect confidentiality and are displayed as null/blank.

Columns

NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
Post CodepostcodepostcodeText5 digit ZIP code. Only valid PA ZIP codes are included.
Georeferenced Latitude & Longitudegeoreferenced_zip_codegeoreferenced_zip_codePointGeoreferenced Latitude & Longitude for use in creating mapping visualizations based on the zip code.
ProbableprobableprobableNumberNumber of persons with a positive COVID-19 antigen test or who, per case investigation, had a high-risk exposure and appropriate symptoms, and who did not meet the criteria for a confirmed case. Persons meeting these criteria are considered probable per the CSTE case definition.
Persons Negative by PCRnegativenegativeNumberNumber of persons with at least one negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test result for COVID-19, who did not meet the criteria for either a confirmed or probable case.
ConfirmedpositivepositiveNumberNumber of persons with a positive COVID-19 nucleic acid test result (e.g. PCR) reported to PA-NEDSS. Persons testing positive for COVID-19 by PCR are considered confirmed per the CSTE case definition.
Pennsylvania County Boundaries:@computed_region_nmsq_hqvv:@computed_region_nmsq_hqvvNumberThis column was automatically created in order to record in what polygon from the dataset 'Pennsylvania County Boundaries' (nmsq-hqvv) the point in column 'georeferenced_zip_code' is located. This enables the creation of region maps (choropleths) in the visualization canvas and data lens.

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