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Dad. Ministry of Health releases Tuesday’s COVID-19 cases

(WKBN) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported an additional 4,021 cases of COVID-19 and 77 new deaths since Monday’s report, when 11,589 cases and 60 deaths were reported over the weekend.

That brings the statewide total to 1,601,086 cases and 31,992 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

2,559 people have been hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 591 patients with COVID-19 are in intensive care. More data is available here.

The trend in the 14-day moving average number of patients hospitalized continues to decline. The full 14-day moving average since the start of the pandemic can be found here.

The statewide positivity rate for the week of October 29 – November 4 was 9.3%.

County-specific information and a statewide map are available at the COVID-19 data dashboard.

There are 258,391 individuals who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases.

There are to date 5,780,498 individuals who have tested negative.

In licensed nursing and care homes, there have been a total of 79,530 resident cases of COVID-19 and 17,531 cases among employees to date, for a total of 97,061 at 1,644 different facilities. Of the total deaths reported to PA-NEDSS, 14,441 were in residents of nursing or personal care facilities. A provincial 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 care home residents and employees is taken from the death data from PA-NEDSS, as this information is not available in the death registration data.

About 32,840 of the total cases were among health professionals.

Vaccine Highlights

Federal data representing all 67 counties:

  • Pennsylvania is ranked 5th on Monday, November 8, according to the CDCe of all 50 states for total doses administered.
  • According to the CDC, as of Monday, Nov. 8, 72.5% of Pennsylvania residents ages 18 and older have been fully vaccinated.

Statewide data representing the 66 counties within the vaccine jurisdiction of the Department of Health:

  • Pennsylvania’s vaccine dashboard was updated Oct. 27 to more accurately reflect the number of people who have been partially and fully vaccinated and to account for the additional doses administered to residents of each county outside of Philadelphia. Demographics related to the vaccinations were also updated. The updates are part of the department’s ongoing work to improve data quality and statistical reporting to ensure the public has the most accurate and current information. For state-to-state comparisons, see the CDC vaccine data tracker.
  • Vaccine providers have administered a total of 14,280,888 doses of vaccine as of Tuesday, Nov. 9, including 954,343 additional doses (including additional injections for immunocompromised individuals and booster shots).
  • 6,500,759 people are fully vaccinated; with 52,279 vaccinations since yesterday and a seven-day moving average of more than 44,900 people a day receiving vaccinations.

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