HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health provided a weekly COVID-19 update as of Monday, Jan. 3. The daily average number of cases from Dec. 27, 2021, through Jan. 2, 2022, was 18,344.
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The number of people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 on Monday, Jan. 3, was 22.6% higher than on Dec. 27. The percent of available adult and pediatric ICU beds in the state fell to 16% and 11%, respectively.
Approximately 28% of all staffed adult ICU beds are COVID-19 patients, and 32% of all ventilators statewide are in use.
MIDSTATE COVID-19 POSITIVITY RATES
MOST RECENT 7 DAYS
According to the CDC, as of Thursday, Dec. 30, 74.1% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated. This percentage reflects all 67 counties in Pennsylvania.
This week, the Department of Health analyzed the following vaccine data within its 66-county vaccine jurisdiction (Philadelphia is a separate vaccine jurisdiction):
- 269,488 vaccine doses were administered in the past week, including:
- 131,793 booster doses administered in the past week
- 12,270 pediatric doses administered in the past week
- 3.8% decrease in vaccines administered from previous week, largely attributed to the New Year holiday