By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 3,413 more cases of Coronavirus and 193 additional deaths.READ MORE: WalletHub: Pennsylvania Among Least Safe States During Pandemic
The statewide total number of cases has risen to 902,650 since Tuesday’s report, according to the state’s data.
There are 2,356 people across the state hospitalized with COVID-19 infections. Of those hospitalized, 491 patients are in the ICU.
The statewide percent positivity for the week of Feb. 5-11 stood at 8.0%, according to the Health Department.
The statewide death toll has risen to 23,319.
There are 3,791,021 individuals across the state who have tested negative for the virus to date.
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• 3,413 additional positive cases of COVID-19
• 902,650 total cases statewide
• 23,319 deaths statewide
• 1,749,949 doses of vaccine have been administered (through 2/16/21)
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— PA Department of Health (@PAHealthDept) February 17, 2021
The state Health Department numbers show there have been 65,713 cases of COVID-19 among residents in nursing and personal care homes across Pennsylvania. Among employees, there have been 12,729 diagnosed cases. This brings the total number of cases at long-term care facilities to 78,442. Out of total deaths, 12,118 have occurred in residents at nursing or personal care facilities.
Residents and staff at long-term care facilities in Pa. have started to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.
Approximately 24,257 of the total cases in the state are among state healthcare workers.
Currently, all 67 counties are in the green phase of reopening. However, restrictions are in place for bars, restaurants and large gatherings.
If you have concerns about the virus, you can check out the state’s COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania Department Of Health Says Flu Activity Across State Remains Low
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