PA reports 3,346 new cases of COVID-19; more than 2.2 million vaccinations to date

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The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 3,346 new positive cases of COVID-19 as of 12 a.m. Feb. 26. This brings the statewide total to 926,336.

The department is also reporting 69 new deaths, for a statewide total of 23,937 deaths.

There are 1,962 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 421 people are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.

#COVID19 Update (as of 2/26/21 at 12:00 am): • 3,346 additional positive cases of COVID-19 • 926,336 total cases…

Posted by Pennsylvania Department of Health on Friday, February 26, 2021

The trend in the 14-day moving average number of hospitalized patients per day is about 3,900 lower than it was at the peak on December 25, 2020. However, the current 14-day average is just below what it was at the height of the spring peak on May 3, 2020. Statewide percent positivity for the week of February 12 – February 18 stood at 6.5%.

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

  • This week, a total of 3,172,900 doses will have been allocated through February 27:
    • 225,890 first doses will have been allocated this week.
    • 180,610 second doses will have been allocated this week.
  • To date, of the 3,172,900 doses allocated through February 27, the department has administered 2,226,004 doses total through February 25:
    • First doses, 86 percent (1,576,984 administered of 1,836,065 allocated)
    • Second doses, 49 percent (649,020 administered of 1,336,835 allocated)

To date, 3,863,935 people have tested negative in Pennsylvania.

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