The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 906 new coronavirus cases in the state Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 1,197,468 throughout all 67 counties since the beginning of the pandemic.
Health officials say 93 percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered and 4,518,470 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 42 new COVID-related deaths across the state, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 27,085.
According to the Department of Health’s hospital dashboard, 1,186 people are hospitalized with the virus across Pennsylvania, and 301 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 77,264 confirmed cases in our 10-county viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 1,760 deaths.
There are 145 new cases and five more deaths reported in our viewing area.
Centre reported an increase of 46 new cases, Blair reported 30, Cambria reported 25, Bedford reported 18, Somerset reported 13, Huntingdon reported seven, Jefferson reported four and Clearfield reported two.
As for deaths, Blair, Centre, Clearfield, Huntingdon and Somerset each reported one.
According to the Department of Health, 4,570,073 patients have tested negative for the virus.