More than 6.5 million vaccine doses administered in PA


4,290,555 people have received at least their first dose

Coronavirus, COVID-19

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(WKBN) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported an additional 6,638 positive cases of COVID-19 and 66 more deaths since Monday’s report.

That brings the statewide total to 1,082,062 cases and a total of 25,472 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

There are 2,474 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 534 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19. Most of the patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older. More data is available here.

The trend in the 14-day moving average number of hospitalized patients per day is about 3,800 lower than it was at the peak on December 25, 2020. The current 14-day average is also below what it was at the height of the spring peak on May 3, 2020. However, the moving average of number of hospitalized patients has started to increase.

Statewide percent positivity for the week of April 2 – 8 stood at 9.5%.

County-specific information and a statewide map are available on the COVID-19 Data Dashboard.

There are 139,319 individuals who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases, and 639 individuals who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk exposure.

There are 4,242,714 individuals who have tested negative to date.

In licensed nursing and personal care homes, there are 69,887 resident cases of COVID-19 and 14,479 cases among employees, for a total of 84,366 at 1,585 distinct facilities in all 67 counties.

Out of total deaths reported to PA-NEDSS, 12,993 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities. A county breakdown can be found here.

Note that the number of deaths reported to NEDSS is not exactly the same as the COVID-19 related deaths reported by the death registry.

The number of deaths among nursing and personal care home residents and employees is taken from the PA-NEDSS death data, as this information is not available in the death registry data.

Approximately 26,973 of our total cases are among health care workers.

Vaccine highlights:

  • According to the CDC, as of Tuesday morning, April 13, Pennsylvania has administered first doses of vaccine to 39.5% of its eligible population and the state ranks 11th among all 50 states for first doses administered by percentage of population.
  • According to the CDC, as of Tuesday morning, April 13, Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered.
  • Vaccine providers have administered 6,503,362 total vaccine doses as of Tuesday, April 13.
  • 2,448,072 people are fully vaccinated, with a seven-day moving average of more than 90,800 people per day receiving vaccinations.
  • 1,842,483 people are partially vaccinated, meaning they have received one dose of a two-dose vaccine.
  • 4,290,555 people have received at least their first dose.
  • This week, a total of 7,180,370 doses will have been allocated through April 17:
    • 296,620 first/single doses will have been allocated this week
    • 303,110 second doses will have been allocated this week
  • To date, we have administered 6,503,362 doses total through April 13:
    • First/single doses: 4,290,555 administered
    • Second doses: 2,212,807 administered

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