The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 2,476 new coronavirus cases in the state Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 1,166,692 throughout all 67 counties since the beginning of the pandemic.
Health officials say 89 percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered and 3,646,861 Pennsylvanians have been fully vaccinated.
All adults are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced.
President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that people can text their zip code to 438829 to find a vaccine provider near them.
State health officials reported 57 new COVID-related deaths across the state Thursday, bringing Pennsylvania’s death toll to 26,447.
According to the Department of Health’s hospital dashboard, 2,047 people are hospitalized with the virus across Pennsylvania and and 448 are in the Intensive Care Unit.
There have been 75,059 confirmed cases in our 10-county viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 1,718 deaths.
There were 183 new cases and three more deaths reported in our viewing area Thursday.
Cambria reported an increase of 43 cases, Blair reported 34, Centre reported 27, Somerset reported 22, Huntingdon reported 19, Clearfield reported 16, Bedford reported 14, Jefferson reported five and Elk reported three.
As for deaths, Clearfield, Jefferson and Somerset each reported one.
According to the Department of Health, 4,438,842 patients have tested negative for the virus.