(WKBN) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported an additional 4,892 positive cases of COVID-19 and 77 new deaths since Wednesday’s report, when 4,570 new cases and 97 new deaths were reported.
That brings the statewide total of cases to 1,429,940 and 29,400 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
There are 2,795 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 694 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 Sept. 17 – Sept. 23 stood at 8.9%.
County-specific information and a statewide map are available on the COVID-19 Data Dashboard.
The number of COVID-19 cases among school-aged children (between 5-18 years old) is 12.2 times greater this year than in 2020. In fact, between Sept. 15 and Sept. 21, 2020, there were a total of 650 COVID-19 cases in school-aged kids compared to 7,928 cases in the same age group during the same week in 2021.
There are 224,612 individuals who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases.
There are 5,453,490 individuals who have tested negative to date.
In licensed nursing and personal care homes, there have been a total of 76,453 resident cases of COVID-19 to date and 16,311 cases among employees, for a total of 92,764 at 1,625 distinct facilities.
Out of total deaths reported to PA-NEDSS, 14,116 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 31,109 of the total cases have been among health care workers.
Federal data representing all 67 counties:
- According to the CDC, as of Wednesday, Sept. 29, Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered.
- According to the CDC, as of Wednesday, Sept. 29, 68.7% 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 12,756,615 total vaccine doses, including 121,741 additional doses authorized for people who are immunocompromised, as of Thursday, Sept. 30.
- 6,202,637 people are fully vaccinated; with 32,482 vaccinations administered since yesterday and a seven-day moving average of more than 15,400 people per day receiving vaccinations.