Pa. gives update on COVID-19 cases, vaccinations for Friday

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(WKBN) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health said there were 1,691 new COVID-19 cases and 8 more deaths since Thursday’s report.

This brings the statewide total to 1,233,876 cases and 27,898 deaths attributed to COVID-19. County-specific information and a statewide map are available on the COVID-19 Data Dashboard.

There are 668 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 148 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 continues to increase again. The full 14-day moving average since the start of the pandemic can be found here.

Statewide percent positivity for the week of July 23 to 29 stood at 3.9%.

The most accurate daily data is available on the website, with archived data also available.

Vaccine highlights

Federal data representing all 67 counties:

  • According to the CDC, as of Thursday, Aug. 5, Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered.
  • According to the CDC, as of Thursday, Aug. 5, 63.4% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated.

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

  • Pennsylvania’s vaccine dashboard was updated on Friday, July 9 to more accurately reflect the number of people who are partially and fully vaccinated in each county outside of Philadelphia, along with demographics of those receiving vaccine. For state-to-state comparisons, refer to the CDC vaccine data tracker.
  • Vaccine providers have administered 11,726,105 total vaccine doses as of Friday, Aug. 6.
  • 5,751,738 people are fully vaccinated; with 20,372 vaccinations administered yesterday and a seven-day moving average of more than 13,200 people per day receiving vaccinations.

Approximately 29,480 of total cases have been among health care workers.

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