Over 50% of the Pennsylvania population received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
As of Friday morning, May 7, Pennsylvania has administered first doses of the COVID vaccine to 51.6% of its entire population, the department of health reports. 43.4% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated.
Pennsylvania currently ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered.
As of May 7, there were 2,986 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,169,678, the department of health reports. There are 2,047 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 448 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19. Most of the patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older.
The trend in the 14-day moving average number of hospitalized patients per day is starting to come down, after peaking at 2,661 patients which is slightly below what it was at the height of the spring 2020 peak of 2,751 patients on May 3, 2020.
More data is available here.