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Vaccine Rollout as of Feb 24:
Total Distributed: 3,493,465. Total Administered: 2,425,429.PA Vaccine DashboardCDC COVID-19 Vaccines
Visit your state's vaccine dashboard to learn more about their distribution guidelines. The CDC also has updated information on COVID-19 vaccines, including recommendations processes, differences about the different types, their benefits, safety data, and frequently asked questions.Crisis Text Line
Questions? Call 1-877-PA-HEALTH (1-877-724-3258)
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The first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on March 10, 2020. According to the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, there have been 110,793 confirmed infections and 2,900 confirmed deaths from COVID-19 in the city. By comparison, there were only 17 influenza deaths in Philadelphia during the 2019-2020 flu season. The COVID-19 pandemic has been over 100 times more deadly than seasonal influenza in the city of Philadelphia.
The human coronaviruses HCoV-OC43, HCoV-HKU1, HCoV-229E, and HCoV-NL63 continually circulate in the human population and produce the generally mild symptoms of the common cold in adults and children worldwide. These coronaviruses cause about 15% of common colds, while 40 to 50% of colds are caused by rhinoviruses.
The COVID-19 pandemic in the United States is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).More than 28,100,000 confirmed cases have been reported since January 2020, resulting in more than 498,000 deaths, the most of any country and the eighth-highest per capita.
The first human cases of COVID-19 were identified in Wuhan, the capital of the province of Hubei in China in December 2019. The most recent country or territory to report its first confirmed case was the Federated States of Micronesia on 8 January 2021.
Pennsylvania is the 33rd-largest state by area, and the 5th-most populous state according to the most recent official U.S. Census count in 2010. It is the 9th-most densely populated of the 50 states. Pennsylvania's two most populous cities are Philadelphia (1,580,863), and Pittsburgh (302,407).
At least 71 new coronavirus deaths and 4,122 new cases were reported in Pennsylvania on Feb. 7. Over the past week, there has been an average of 3,902 cases per day, a decrease of 25 percent from...
The Pennsylvania coronavirus charts and map are updated regularly with official numbers as they are released by the state Department of Health. The state has also provided a breakdown of cases by...
As of 12 p.m., Feb. 19, 1,387,443 partial coronavirus vaccines and 479,797 full vaccines have been received across Pennsylvania, according to the Pa. Department of Health.