Coronavirus in Pa. daily update: 55,093 new three-day cases, 94 new three-day deaths as of Jan. 3, 2022

Coronavirus in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — As of data checked at 2:10 p.m. on Jan. 3, 2022, there were 55,093 additional cases of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania from Dec. 31 through Jan. 2 for a statewide cumulative total of 1,727,079 confirmed cases, according to data from the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

The daily case breakdown from the past three days is as follows:

  • Dec. 31 – 22,696
  • Jan. 1 – 17,575
  • Jan. 2 – 14,822

The statewide percent positivity for the week of Dec. 24-30 was 24.5%.

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There are currently 5,629 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 in the state, with 1,004 adult coronavirus patients in the intensive care unit. Since the last daily report, there have been 94 new deaths attributed to COVID-19 for a cumulative total of 36,799 deaths attributed to the virus in Pennsylvania.

MIDSTATE COVID-19 POSITIVITY RATES

MOST RECENT 7 DAYS

December 24-30

CountyPositivity Rate
Lebanon31.3%
York29.5%
Adams28.1%
Perry27.3%
Dauphin27.1%
Lancaster26.6%
Franklin24.9%
Cumberland21.4%
Mifflin17.0%
Juniata15.4%
Statewide average: 24.5% | Source: Pennsylvania Department of Health

As of Dec. 31, the last day the DOH data was updated, 59.6% of Pennsylvanians in all age groups are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and 69.3% 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, 74.1% of Pennsylvanians ages 18 and older are fully vaccinated as of data checked on Jan. 3.

A total of 17,102,040 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered to Pennsylvanians as of Jan. 3.

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

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