By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 3,427 more cases of Coronavirus and 44 additional deaths over the last 48 hours.READ MORE: 2 Flown To Hospital After Multi-Vehicle Crash In Westmoreland County
A total of 1,521 additional positive cases of COVID-19 are being reported today and 1,906 new cases were reported Sunday.
The statewide total number of cases since the beginning of the pandemic has risen to 915,018 since Saturday’s report, according to the state’s data.
There are 1,959 people across the state hospitalized with COVID-19 infections. Of those hospitalized, 421 patients are in the ICU.
The Health Department says the statewide percent positivity for the week of Feb. 12-18 stood at 6.5%.
The statewide death toll has risen to 23,614.
There are 3,827,159 individuals across the state who have tested negative for the virus to date.
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• 3,427 additional positive cases of COVID-19 (2/21 & 2/22)
• 915,018 total cases statewide
• 23,614 deaths statewide
• 1,999,332 doses of vaccine administered (through 2/21/21)
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— PA Department of Health (@PAHealthDept) February 22, 2021
The state Health Department numbers show there have been 66,067 cases of COVID-19 among residents in nursing and personal care homes across Pennsylvania. Among employees, there have been 12,822 diagnosed cases. This brings the total number of cases at long-term care facilities to 78,889. Out of total deaths, 12,228 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 24,433 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.
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