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

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(WKBN) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health said Wednesday there were 645 additional positive cases of COVID-19 and 7 deaths since Tuesday’s report.

This brings the statewide total to 1,222,302 cases and 27,838 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

There are 445 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 95 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 continues to increase. The full 14-day moving average since the start of the pandemic can be found here.

Statewide percent positivity for the week of July 16 – July 22 stood at 2.6%.

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

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

Vaccine highlights

Federal data representing all 67 counties:

  • According to the CDC, as of Wednesday morning, July 28, Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered.
  • According to the CDC, as of Wednesday morning, July 28, 62.5% 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 11,574,816 total vaccine doses as of Wednesday, July 28.
  • 5,687,245 people are fully vaccinated; with a seven-day moving average of more than 12,350 people per day receiving vaccinations.

Approximately 29,307 of total cases have been among health care workers.

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