The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 5,032 new coronavirus cases in the state Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 1,020,300 throughout all 67 counties since the beginning of the pandemic.
The DOH delayed the release of the data earlier in the day due to “technical issues.”
As of Tuesday, 91 percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered and 1,781,870 Pennsylvanians have been fully vaccinated.
State health officials also reported 34 more coronavirus-related deaths Tuesday, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 25,049.
According to the Department of Health’s hospital dashboard, 1,980 people are hospitalized with the virus across Pennsylvania and and 392 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 66,240 confirmed cases in our 10-county viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 1,634 deaths.
There were 195 new cases reported in our viewing area Tuesday.
No new deaths were reported.
Centre reported 53 more cases, Clearfield reported 39, Blair reported 29, Elk reported 24, Cambria reported 23, Jefferson reported 14, Huntingdon reported seven, Somerset reported four and Bedford and Cameron each reported one.
According to the Department of Health, 4,126,702 patients have tested negative for the virus.