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DOH COVID-19 Update

The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed that as of 12:00 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 19, there were 3,451 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,259,775.

There are 1,307 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 338 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.

The trend in the 14-day moving average number of hospitalized patients continues to increase again.

Statewide percent positivity for the week of Aug 6 – Aug. 12 stood at 6.0%.

The most accurate daily data is available on the website, with archived data also available.

As of 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, there were 22 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 28,040 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

Vaccine highlights

Federal data representing all 67 counties:

According to the CDC, as of Wednesday, Aug. 18, Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered. and 64.5% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated.

Statewide data representing the 66 counties within the Department of Health’s vaccine jurisdiction:

Pennsylvania’s vaccine dashboard was updated on Friday, July 9 to more accurately reflect the number of people who are partially and fully vaccinated in each county outside of Philadelphia, along with demographics of those receiving vaccine. For state-to-state comparisons, refer to the CDC vaccine data tracker.

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