4,045 new COVID cases reported, 247 in our central region on Jan. 18

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 4,045 new cases of COVID-19 since Saturday, bringing state totals to 771,845 known cases.

According to the DOH, 80 additional COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing the total to 19,390.

Seventy-seven (77) percent of Pennsylvania cases have been considered recovered from COVID-19. There are 3,481,716 individuals who have tested negative to date.

Our central region has 247 new cases since Saturday. That brings our total to 52,380 known COVID-19 cases.

The county breakdown is below:

Total COVID-19 related deaths by county:

Bedford: 110 (+0)
Blair: 214 (+2)
Cambria: 334 (+3)
Cameron: 6 (+0)
Centre: 171 (+0)
Clearfield: 74 (+4)
Elk: 27 (+0)
Huntingdon: 97 (+0)
Jefferson: 62 (+1)
Somerset: 143 (+0)
NEW LOCAL DEATHS: 10

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.

Through Jan. 17:

  • 457,347 doses of the vaccine have been administered. Please note that this does include vaccine administration through the CVS as part of the Federal Pharmacy Partnership.
    • There are 329,767 people that have received one dose (partially covered).
    • There are 63,790 people that have received two doses (fully covered).
      • The math results in 457,347 doses administered.

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