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

Coronavirus, COVID-19

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(WKBN) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported there were 12,998 new cases of COVID-19 and 56 new deaths since Friday’s report. The numbers include the holiday weekend and Tuesday’s count of 2,536.

This brings the statewide total to 1,324,720 cases attributed to COVID-19 and 28,408 deaths since the pandemic began. County-specific information and a statewide map are available on the 

COVID-19 Data Dashboard.Latest local county-by-county COVID-19 numbers 

There are 1,963 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 471 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 Aug 27 – Sept. 2 stood at 8.2%.

The most accurate daily data is available on the website, with archived data also available.Latest local county-by-county COVID-19 numbers.

Vaccine highlights

Federal data representing all 67 counties:

  • According to the CDC, as of Saturday, Sept. 4, Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered.
  • According to the CDC, as of Saturday, Sept. 4, 66.4% 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 12,332,239 total vaccine doses, including 44,842 additional doses authorized for people who are immunocompromised, as of Tuesday, Sept. 7.
  • 6,011,061 people are fully vaccinated; with 92,675 vaccinations administered since Friday and a seven-day moving average of more than 17,000 people per day receiving vaccinations.

Approximately 30,339 of total cases have been among health care workers.

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