Over 11.4M vaccine doses reported, 996 new COVID-19 cases in Pennsylvania since July 16

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports over 11.4 million vaccine doses have been administered in Pennsylvania. 61.5% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are now fully vaccinated.

996 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported since Friday, bringing state totals to 1,216,763 known cases since the start of the pandemic.

9 new deaths have been identified by the Pennsylvania death registry since Friday bringing our state total to 27,795 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

There are 247 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 50 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 4,837,348 individuals who have tested negative to date.

Our central region has 15 new cases since Thursday. That brings our total to 78,556 known COVID-19 cases.

The county breakdown is below:

BEDFORD: 4,744 (+3)
BLAIR: 13,533 (+6)
CAMBRIA: 14,853 (+1)
CAMERON: 313 (+0)
CENTRE: 16,963(+8)
CLEARFIELD: 8,672 (+5)
ELK: 2,873 (+1)
HUNTINGDON: 5,180(+3)
JEFFERSON: 3,346 (+0)
SOMERSET: 8,091 (+0)

NEW LOCAL CASES : 27

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

BEDFORD: 34.4%
BLAIR: 46.8%
CAMBRIA: 50.2%
CAMERON: 53.1%
CENTRE: 54.8%
CLEARFIELD: 45.2%
ELK: 54.5%
HUNTINGDON: 43.1%
JEFFERSON: 45.9%
SOMERSET: 43.8%

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: 219 (+1)

NEW LOCAL DEATHS: 1

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 164,094 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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