Pa. ranked 5th state for total vaccine doses administered

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3,755,602 people have received at least their first dose

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(WKBN) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported a two-day total of 6,651 additional positive cases of COVID-19 and 12 new deaths on Monday.

There were 2,718 additional positive cases and 7 new deaths on Saturday, as well as 3,933 new cases and 5 new deaths on Sunday.

That brings the statewide total to 1,045,400 cases and a total of 25,200 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

There are 2,202 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 432 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19. Most of the patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older. More data is available here.

The trend in the 14-day moving average number of hospitalized patients per day is about 4,200 lower than it was at the peak on December 25, 2020. The current 14-day average is also below what it was at the height of the spring peak on May 3, 2020. 

Statewide percent positivity for the week of March 26 – April 1 stood at 9.4%. 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.

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, and the commonwealth is using it for special initiatives and efforts to vaccinate vulnerable groups. 

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 

  • According to the CDC, as of Monday morning, April 5, Pennsylvania has administered first doses of vaccine to 34.8% of its eligible population, and the state ranks 12th among all 50 states for first doses administered by percentage of population.
  • According to the CDC, as of Monday morning, April 5, Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered.
  • Vaccine providers have administered 5,632,986 total vaccine doses as of Monday, April 5.
  • 2,010,955 people are fully vaccinated; with a seven-day moving average of more than 90,000 people per day receiving vaccinations.
  • 1,744,647 people are partially vaccinated, meaning they have received one dose of a two-dose vaccine.
  • 3,755,602 people have received at least their first dose.
  • This week, a total of 6,580,640 doses will have been allocated through April 10:
    • 442,310 first/single doses will have been allocated this week.
    • 268,010 second doses will have been allocated this week.
  • To date, we have administered 5,632,986 doses total through April 5:
    • First/single doses:  3,755,602 administered
    • Second doses:  1,877,384 administered

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