The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., May 15th, that there were 2,210 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,185,132.
There are 1,605 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19.
Of that number, 373 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19. More data is available here.
The trend in the 14-day moving average number of hospitalized patients per day is coming down, after peaking at 2,661 patients which is slightly below what it was at the height of the spring 2020 peak of 2,751 patients on May 3rd, 2020.
The full 14-day moving average since the start of the pandemic can be found here.
Statewide percent positivity for the week of May 7th – May 13th stood at 5.3%.
As of 11:59 p.m., Friday, May 14th, there were 25 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 26,749 deaths attributed to COVID-19. County-specific information and a statewide map are available on the COVID-19 Data Dashboard.
The Department of Health today posted new guidance to help residents and businesses prepare for recently announced increases in limits for indoor and outdoor gatherings.
Pennsylvania hospitals began receiving shipments of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine the week of Dec. 14th and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine the week of Dec. 21st.
The Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine was first allocated to Pennsylvania the week of March 1st.
On Friday, April 23, the CDC and FDA notified all COVID-19 vaccine providers that the pause in administering doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine has been lifted.
Following the announcement, Pennsylvania resumed Janssen vaccinations. Vaccination numbers for Pennsylvania do not include Philadelphia, which is its own jurisdiction, or federal facilities, which are working directly with the federal government.
Federal data representing all 67 counties:
- According to the CDC, as of Saturday morning, May 15, Pennsylvania has administered first doses of vaccine to 54 percent of its entire population, and the state ranks 9th among all 50 states for first doses administered by percentage of population.
- According to the CDC, as of Saturday morning, May 15, 47.8% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated.
- According to the CDC, as of Saturday morning, May 15, Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered.
Statewide data representing the 66 counties within the Department of Health’s vaccine jurisdiction:
- Vaccine providers have administered 9,620,057 total vaccine doses as of Saturday, May 15.
- 4,143,473 people are fully vaccinated, with a seven-day moving average of more than 63,632 people per day receiving vaccinations.
- 1,676,909 people are partially vaccinated, meaning they have received one dose of a two-dose vaccine.
- 5,820,382 people have received at least their first dose.
- This week, a total of 9,556,320 doses will have been allocated through May 15:
- 320,320 first/single doses will have been allocated this week.
- 297,520 second doses will have been allocated this week.
- To date, we have administered 9,534,664 doses total through May 15:
- First/single doses: 5,781,561administered
- Second doses: 3,753,103 administered
Fully vaccinated people are not required to wear a mask indoors or outdoors unless the business or organizations requires it, following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
There are 158,661 individuals who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases and 639 individuals who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk exposure.
There are 4,509,607 individuals who have tested negative to date.
In licensed nursing and personal care homes, there are 71,405 resident cases of COVID-19, and 15,104 cases among employees, for a total of 86,509 at 1,590 distinct facilities in all 67 counties.
Out of total deaths reported to PA-NEDSS, 13,215 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities. A county breakdown can be found here.
Note that the number of deaths reported to NEDSS is not exactly the same as the COVID-19 related deaths reported by the death registry.
The number of deaths among nursing and personal care home residents and employees is taken from the PA-NEDSS death data, as this information is not available in the death registry data.
Approximately 28,295 of our total cases are among health care workers.