Coronavirus in Pa. daily update: 10,806 new cases, 131 new deaths as of Dec. 28, 2021

Coronavirus in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — As of data checked at 2:10 p.m. on Dec. 28, 2021, there were 10,806 additional cases of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania on Dec. 27 for a statewide cumulative total of 1,976,200 confirmed and probable cases, according to data from the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

The statewide percent positivity for the week of Dec. 17-23 was 15.3%.

There are currently 4,648 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 in the state, with 910 adult coronavirus patients in the intensive care unit. Since the last daily report, there have been 131 new deaths attributed to COVID-19 for a cumulative total of 36,200 deaths attributed to the virus in Pennsylvania.

MIDSTATE COVID-19 POSITIVITY RATES

MOST RECENT 7 DAYS

December 17-23

CountyPositivity Rate
Franklin23.6%
Adams23.1%
York22.9%
Lebanon22.4%
Perry20.0%
Lancaster17.9%
Dauphin17.3%
Cumberland16.8%
Mifflin16.2%
Juniata15.9%
Statewide average: 15.3% | Source: Pennsylvania Department of Health

As of Dec. 24, the last day the DOH data was updated, 59.3% of Pennsylvanians in all age groups are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and 68.7% have received at least one vaccine dose according to the Pennsylvania COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard.  (This data excludes Philadelphia County, which is a separate vaccine jurisdiction.)

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According to the CDC COVID Data Tracker, 73.9% of Pennsylvanians ages 18 and older are fully vaccinated as of data checked on Dec. 28.

A total of 16,871,715 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered to Pennsylvanians as of Dec. 28.

Find additional information on COVID-19 trends in Pennsylvania in the weekly COVID-19 update.

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