covid-vaccine

Pa. Health Dept.: While vaccinations rise, more than 5,700 new cases of COVID-19

BY: - October 15, 2021

The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed 5,725 new cases of COVID-19 in the commonwealth on Friday, up from Thursday’s tally of 5,253 new cases, bringing the total number of cases to 1.5 million since the start of the pandemic. At midday Friday, there were 2,946 people hospitalized with COVID-19, down slightly from Thursday’s total of […]

Pa. Health Dept: More than 5,200 new COVID-19 cases; 70% of Pa. adults vaccinated

BY: - October 14, 2021

The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed 5,253 new cases of COVID-19 in the commonwealth on Thursday, up from Wednesday’s tally of 5,012 new cases, bringing the total number of cases to  more than 1.49 million since the start of the pandemic. At midday Thursday, there were 2,978 people hospitalized with COVID-19, down slightly from Wednesday’s total of […]

Pa. Health Dept: 5K new COVID-19 cases; More than 3K hospitalized

BY: - October 13, 2021

The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed 5,012 new cases of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases to more than 1.49 million since the start of the pandemic. At midday Wednesday, there were 3,031 people hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 678 were in intensive care units, and 362 were using […]

Pa. Health Dept: More than 16K new COVID-19 cases over holiday weekend

BY: - October 12, 2021

The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed 16,287 new cases of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania during a four-day period stretching from 12 a.m. on Saturday to 12 a.m. on Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases to more than 1.48 million since the start of the pandemic. At midday Tuesday, there were 3,000 people hospitalized with COVID-19, […]

Pa. Health Dept: More than 5,500 new COVD-19 cases; More than 2,900 hospitalized

BY: - October 8, 2021

As of midday Friday, 69.4 percent of Pennsylvanians 18 or older are fully vaccinated, the Health Department said in a statement.

Pa. Health Dept: More than 5,800 new COVID-19 cases; 3K hospitalized

BY: - October 7, 2021

As of midday Thursday, 69.3 percent of Pennsylvanians 18 or older are fully vaccinated, the Health Department said in a statement.

These Pa. legislative districts have the highest, lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates

BY: - October 7, 2021

The Department of Health launched an online database at the end of September that tracks coronavirus vaccination rates by state legislative districts and U.S. Congressional districts.

Pa. Health Dept.: More than 4K new COVID-19 cases; More than 2,800 hospitalized

BY: - October 5, 2021

The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed 4,019 new cases of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania on Tuesday. That brings the statewide total of cases to more than 1.45 million since the start of the pandemic. Statewide, 2,882 people were hospitalized as of midday Tuesday, up from the 2,776 people the agency reported on Monday, according to the […]

COMMENTARY

Yes, vaxxing can be vexing. But it beats dying any day | Frank DeFilippo

BY: - October 4, 2021

There’s lots of caterwauling and misinformation about the abstraction called “freedom” from people who probably couldn’t define the word if it jumped up and kicked them.

Pa. Health Dept: More than 5,300 new COVID-19 cases; More than 2,800 hospitalized

BY: - October 1, 2021

As of midday Friday, the commonwealth’s vaccination rate was 68.8 percent, the Health Department said in a statement.

Pa. Health Dept.: More than 4,800 new COVID-19 cases; more than 2,700 hospitalized

BY: - September 30, 2021

The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed 4,892 new cases  of COVID-19 on Thursday, up from Wednesday’s tally of 4,570 new cases,  bringing the statewide total to nearly than 1.43 million since the start of the pandemic. Hospitalizations due to the virus also continued to climb, with 2,795 people hospitalized as of midday Thursday, down slightly […]

Pa. Health Dept: 4,570 new COVID-19 cases; More than 2,800 hospitalized

BY: - September 29, 2021

The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed 4,570 new cases  of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to more than 1.42 million since the start of the pandemic. Hospitalizations due to the virus also continued to climb, with 2,843 people hospitalized on Wednesday, according to the Health Department’s COVID tracking website. Of those hospitalized with […]