Coronavirus in Pa. daily update: 38,618 new four-day cases, 1,964,994 total as of Dec. 27, 2021

Coronavirus in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — As of data checked at 1:10 p.m. on Dec. 27, there were 38,618 additional cases of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania from Dec. 23 through Dec. 26 for a statewide cumulative total of 1,964,994 confirmed and probable cases, according to data from the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

The daily case breakdown from the Christmas holiday is as follows:

  • Dec. 23 – 13,947
  • Dec. 24 – 11,947
  • Dec. 25 – 7,776
  • Dec. 26 – 4,948

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

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There are currently 4,509 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 in the state, with 912 adult coronavirus patients in the intensive care unit. Since the last daily report posted Dec. 23, there have been 109 new deaths attributed to COVID-19 for a cumulative total of 36,069 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.)

According to the CDC COVID Data Tracker, 73.8% of Pennsylvanians ages 18 and older are fully vaccinated as of data checked on Dec. 27.

A total of 16,832,552 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered to Pennsylvanians as of Dec. 27.

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

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