By NewsDesk  @bactiman63

On Friday, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health announced 1,158 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the number of confirmed cases to 52,043.

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Health officials confirmed 5 additional fatalities in Philadelphia. This brings the number of residents who have succumbed to the virus in Philadelphia to 1,909. Of the 1,909 total deaths, 918 (48%) were long-term care facility residents.

The Department of Health and city officials are reportedly finalizing details concerning new restrictions in the city. It is anticipated a press conference to announce changes in restrictions will take place Monday, November 16 at 1 p.m. The Mayor’s Communications Office will issue an advisory with details on Monday morning.