The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 1,127 new coronavirus cases in the state Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 1,198,595 throughout all 67 counties since the beginning of the pandemic.
Health officials say 94 percent of the state’s total cases are considered to be recovered and 4,552,126 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 27,123.
According to the Department of Health’s hospital dashboard, 1,172 people are hospitalized with the virus across Pennsylvania, and 296 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 77,349 confirmed cases in our 10-county viewing area since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health, and 1,764 deaths.
There are 85 new cases and four more deaths reported in our viewing area.
Blair reported an increase of 24 new cases, Cambria reported 16, Clearfield and Somerset reported 14, Centre reported eight, Bedford reported five and Jefferson reported four.
As for deaths, Blair, Cambria, Centre and Somerset each reported one more.
According to the Department of Health, 4,575,999 patients have tested negative for the virus.