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

(WKBN) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported a further 5,269 cases of COVID-19 and 196 new deaths since Tuesday’s report, when 4,021 cases and 77 deaths were reported.

That brings the statewide total to 1,608,022 cases and 31,188 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

2,611 people have been hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 589 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 260,239 individuals who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases.

There have been 5,786,673 individuals who have tested negative to date.

In licensed nursing and care homes, there have been a total of 79,781 cases of COVID-19 among residents and 17,576 cases among employees to date, for a total of 97,357 in 1,644 different facilities. Of the total deaths reported to PA-NEDSS, 14,481 cases occurred 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 32,923 of the total cases were among health professionals.

Vaccine Highlights

Federal data representing all 67 counties:

  • Pennsylvania is ranked 5th as of Tuesday, November 9, according to the CDCe of all 50 states for total doses administered.
  • According to the CDC, as of Tuesday, Nov. 9, 72.8% 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 suppliers have administered 14,361,302 total vaccine doses as of Wednesday, Nov. 10, including 1,001,766 additional doses (including additional injections for immunocompromised individuals and booster shots).
  • 6,500,759 people are fully vaccinated; with 80,414 vaccinations since yesterday and a seven-day moving average of more than 47,100 people a day receiving vaccinations.

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