Local numbers climbing
The Pennsylvania Department of Health, on March 24, confirmed 851 positive cases of COVID-19 in 40 counties.
Locally, there are 33 cases in Northampton County and 27 cases in Lehigh County.
There are 8,643 patients who have tested negative.
There are also seven deaths - two in Northampton and Allegheny counties and one each in Lackawanna, Monroe and Montgomery counties.