Coronavirus in Pa. daily update: 19,444 new three-day cases, 1,874,155 total as of Dec. 20, 2021

Coronavirus in Pennsylvania

Coronavirus in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — As of data checked at 2 p.m. on Dec. 20, 2021, there were 19,444 additional cases of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania from Friday, Dec. 17, through Sunday, Dec. 19, for a statewide cumulative total of 1,874,155 confirmed and probable cases, according to data from the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

There were 9,093 additional cases on Dec. 17, 6,446 on Dec. 18, and 3,905 on Dec. 19.

The statewide percent positivity for the week of Dec. 10 to Dec. 16 was 14.4%.

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There are currently 4,527 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 in the state, with 933 adult coronavirus patients in the intensive care unit. Since the last daily report, there have been 235 new deaths attributed to COVID-19 for a cumulative total of 35,418 deaths attributed to the virus in Pennsylvania.

MIDSTATE COVID-19 POSITIVITY RATES

MOST RECENT 7 DAYS

December 10-16

CountyPositivity Rate
Lebanon24.1%
Perry22.4%
York21.6%
Franklin21.0%
Adams19.9%
Juniata19.8%
Mifflin17.7%
Cumberland17.3%
Dauphin17.2%
Lancaster16.9%
Statewide average: 14.4% | Source: Pennsylvania Department of Health

As of Dec. 17, the last day the DOH data was updated, 58.8% of Pennsylvanians in all age groups are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and 67.7% 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.)

According to the CDC COVID Data Tracker, 70.9% of Pennsylvanians ages 18 and older are fully vaccinated as of data checked on Dec. 20.

A total of 16,516,169 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered to Pennsylvanians as of Dec. 20.

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

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