Over 11.3M vaccine doses given, 425 new COVID-19 cases in Pennsylvania July 15

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports over 11.3 million vaccine doses have been administered in Pennsylvania. 61.4% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are now fully vaccinated.

425 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported since Wednesday, bringing state totals to 1,215,352 known cases since the start of the pandemic.

10 new death has been identified by the Pennsylvania death registry since Wednesday bringing our state total to 27,782 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

There are 245 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 48 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19. More data is available here.

Statewide percent positivity for the week of July 2 – July 8 stood at 1.2%.

Ninety-seven (97) percent of Pennsylvania cases have been considered recovered from COVID-19.

There are 4,832,207 individuals who have tested negative to date.

Our central region has 13 new cases since Wednesday. That brings our total to 78,531 known COVID-19 cases.

The county breakdown is below:

Percentage of people with at least one vaccine dose by county: 

BEDFORD: 34.2%
BLAIR: 46.4%
CAMBRIA: 49.9%
CAMERON: 52.7%
CENTRE: 54.6%
CLEARFIELD: 45.0%
ELK: 54.3%
HUNTINGDON: 42.7%
JEFFERSON: 45.6%
SOMERSET: 43.6%

Total COVID-19 related deaths by county:

BEDFORD: 142 (+0)
BLAIR: 344 (+0)
CAMBRIA: 441 (+0)
CAMERON: 8 (+0)
CENTRE: 228 (+0)
CLEARFIELD: 156 (+0)
ELK: 41 (+0)
HUNTINGDON: 136 (+0)
JEFFERSON: 99 (+0)
SOMERSET: 218 (+0)

NEW LOCAL DEATHS: 0

Federal data representing all 67 counties:

  • According to the CDC, as of Wednesday, July 14, Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered.
  • According to the CDC, as of Wednesday, July 14, 61.4% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated and the state ranks 20th among all 50 states for second doses administered by percentage of population.

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 11,374,872 total vaccine doses as of Thursday, July 15.
  • 5,584,718 people are fully vaccinated; with a seven-day moving average of more than 11,700 people per day receiving vaccinations.

The department continues to urge Pennsylvanians to follow CDC guidance for wearing a mask where required by law, rule and regulations, including healthcare, local business and workplace guidance. For the protection of themselves and others, individuals who have not yet been vaccinated or are partially vaccinated, are still encouraged to wear a mask when in public.

There are 164,026 individuals who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases and 639 individuals who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk exposure. 

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