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7,275 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19

 
Series: Coronavirus | Story 120

Last updated 1/14/2021 at 12:53pm



– WEEKLY UPDATE –

As of noon 1/11/2021

Area Counties

#Cases / #Deaths / Rate*

Bedford: 2,452 / 100 / 208.8

Blair: 7,408 / 192 / 157.6

Cambria: 7,616 / 291 / 223.5

Centre: 9,159 / 153 / 94.2

Clearfield: 3,833 / 57 / 71.9

Fulton: 482 / 11 / 75.7 (no chng)

Huntingdon: 2,926 / 92 / 203.8

Somerset: 4,347 / 111 / 151.1

*Rate is number of deaths per 100,000 population. It is used to compare county death rates. Sixty-seven (67) counties have reported COVID-19 deaths.

– Week of Jan. 7 –

#Cases / #Deaths / Rate

Bedford: 2,341 / 97 / 201.3

Blair: 6,964 / 177 / 144.5

Cambria: 7,241 / 254 / 192.8

Centre: 8,645 / 145 / 89.1

Clearfield: 3,445 / 50 / 63.0

Fulton: 445 / 11 / 75.7

Huntingdon: 3,099 / 87 / 192.6

Somerset: 3,894 / 89 / 120.3

Pennsylvania

644,457 cases to date

Week of Jan. 7:

602,875 cases

17,853 deaths to date

Week of Jan. 7:

16,546 deaths

United States

22,592,095 cases to date

Week of Jan. 7:

20,867,101 cases

375,238 deaths to date

Week of Jan. 7:

353,266 deaths

Worldwide

90,999,547 cases to date

Week of Jan. 7:

85,895,614 cases

1,947,180 deaths to date

Week of Jan. 7:

1,856,615 deaths

Update: Jan. 11, 2021

The Pa. Department of Health confirmed as of midnight Jan. 12, 2021, that there were 7,275 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 733,429.

There are 5,232 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19, near double the peak in the spring. Of that number, 1,070 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19. Most of the patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older. More data is available here.

The trend in the 14-day moving average number of hospitalized patients per day has increased by nearly 5,100 since the end of September.

Statewide percent positivity for the week of Jan. 1 through Jan. 7 stood at 14.4 percent.

The most accurate daily data is available on the Pa. Dept. of Health website, with archived data also available. The website is at https://www.health.pa.gov

As of 11:59 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11, there were 227 new deaths reported for a total of 18,080 deaths attributed to COVID-19. County-specific information and a statewide map are available on the COVID-19 Data Dashboard on the Pa. Dept. of Health website.

Mask-wearing is required in all businesses and whenever leaving home. Consistent mask-wearing is critical to preventing the spread of COVID-19.

There are 70,946 individuals who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases and 638 individuals who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk exposure.

There are 3,403,160 individuals who have tested negative to date.

In nursing and personal care homes, there are 57,724 resident cases of COVID-19, and 10,754 cases among employees, for a total of 68,478 at 1,500 distinct facilities in all 67 counties. Out of our total deaths, 9,418 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities. A county breakdown can be found here.

Approximately 20,860 of our total cases are among health care workers.

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. 11:

• 311,477 doses of the vaccine have been administered. Please note that this does not include vaccine administration through the CVS as part of the Federal Pharmacy Partnership.

 

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