Over 4.5 million Pennsylvanians fully vaccinated; health department releases latest COVID numbers

Coronavirus

There have been 6,118,624 people who have received at least their first dose

COVID-19 Vaccine

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(WKBN) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported an additional 906 positive cases of COVID-19 and 42 new deaths since Monday’s report.

That brings the statewide total to 1,197,468 cases and 27,085 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

There are 1,230 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 295 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19. More data is available here.

The trend in the 14-day moving average number of hospitalized patients per day is coming down, after peaking at 2,661 patients which is slightly below what it was at the height of the spring 2020 peak of 2,751 patients on May 3, 2020. The full 14-day moving average since the start of the pandemic can be found here.

Statewide percent positivity for the week of May 14 – May 20 stood at 4.5%.

Latest local county-by-county COVID-19 numbers 

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

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Pennsylvania hospitals began receiving shipments of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine the week of Dec. 14 and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine the week of Dec. 21.

The Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine was first allocated to Pennsylvania the week of March 1. On Friday, April 23, the CDC and FDA notified all COVID-19 vaccine providers that the pause in administering doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine has been lifted. Following the announcement, Pennsylvania resumed Janssen vaccinations.

Vaccination numbers for Pennsylvania do not include Philadelphia, which is its own jurisdiction, or federal facilities, which are working directly with the federal government.

Vaccine highlights

Federal data representing all 67 counties:

  • According to the CDC, as of Tuesday morning, May 25, Pennsylvania has administered first doses of vaccine to 56.9% of its entire population, and the state ranks 9th among all 50 states for first doses administered by percentage of population.
  • According to the CDC, as of Tuesday morning, May 25, 52.1% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated. 
  • According to the CDC, as of Tuesday morning, May 25, Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered.

Statewide data representing the 66 counties within the Department of Health’s vaccine jurisdiction:

  • Vaccine providers have administered 10,261,761 total vaccine doses as of Tuesday, May 25.
  • 4,518,470 people are fully vaccinated; with a seven-day moving average of more than 62,900 people per day receiving vaccinations.
  • 1,600,154 people are partially vaccinated, meaning they have received one dose of a two-dose vaccine.
  • 6,118,624 people have received at least their first dose.
  • This week, a total of 10,749,200 doses will have been allocated through May 29:
    • 297,520 first/single doses will have been allocated this week.
    • 297,520 second doses will have been allocated this week.
  • To date, we have administered 10,261,761 doses total through May 25:
    • First/single doses:  6,118,624 administered
    • Second doses:  4,143,137 administered

Fully vaccinated people may choose not to wear a mask indoors or outdoors unless the business or organization requires it, following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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