County-specific information and a statewide map are available on the COVID-19 Data Dashboard. As of 11:59 p.m. Saturday, April 3rd, there were 7 new deaths and as of 11:59 p.m. Sunday, April 4th, there were 5 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 25,200 deaths attributed to COVID-19. Pennsylvania hospitals began receiving shipments of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine the week of Dec. 14 and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine the week of Dec. 21st.
Statewide percent positivity for the week of March 26th – April 1st stood at 9.4%. The current 14-day average is also below what it was at the height of the spring peak on May 3rd, 2020. However, the moving average of number of hospitalized patients has started to increase.
The most accurate daily data is available on the website, with archived data also available. The trend in the 14-day moving average number of hospitalized patients per day is about 4,200 lower than it was at the peak on December 25th, 2020.
According to the CDC, as of Monday morning, April 5th, Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered. Vaccine providers have administered 5,632,986 total vaccine doses as of Monday, April 5th. According to the CDC, as of Monday morning, April 5th, Pennsylvania has administered first doses of vaccine to 34.8% of its eligible population, and the state ranks 12th among all 50 states for first doses administered by percentage of population.
Vaccination numbers for Pennsylvania do not include Philadelphia, which is its own jurisdiction, or federal facilities, which are working directly with the federal government. The Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine was first allocated to Pennsylvania the week of March 1st, and the commonwealth is using it for a special initiative involving K-12 and early education educators and support staff.
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