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DOH COVID-19 Update

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 2,028 new coronavirus cases in the state Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 1,181,279 throughout all 67 counties since the beginning of the pandemic.

Health officials say 91 percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered and 4,043,255 adults have been fully vaccinated.

All adults are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, the Pennsylvania Department of Health says.

State health officials reported 38 new COVID-related deaths across the state, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 26,697.

According to the Department of Health’s hospital dashboard, 1,652 people are hospitalized with the virus across Pennsylvania and and 390 are in the Intensive Care Unit.

Most of the patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older.

There have been 76,023 confirmed cases in our 10-county viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 1,736 deaths.

There were 157 new cases and three more deaths reported in our viewing area Thursday.

Cambria reported an increase of 40 more cases, Centre reported 28, Bedford and Blair reported 20, Clearfield reported 19, Huntingdon reported 16, Somerset reported seven, Jefferson reported five and Elk reported two.

As for deaths, Blair, Cambria and Centre each reported one more.

According to the Department of Health, 4,492,502 patients have tested negative for the virus.

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